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Historical Events In 1897

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Sep 05   On this day in history doris Kenyon, Syracuse NY, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton)  

Sep 07   In the year 1897 george Davis (Giants) HR off Sport McAllister (Spiders) in DH  

Sep 08   In the year 1897 jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman  

Sep 10   Nancy Keene Lancaster, designer/Collector on this day in history.  

Sep 10   Police shoot at striking mine workers in Penns, kills 20 in the year 1897.  

Sep 11   In the year 1897 after months of pursuit, generals of Menelik II of Ethiopia capture Gaki Sherocho, the last king of Kaffa, bringing an end to that ancient kingdom.  

Sep 12   Tirah Campaign: Battle of Saragarhi on this day in history.  

Sep 13   On this day in history gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer  

Sep 17   In the year 1897 3rd US Golf Open: Joe Lloyd shoots a 162 at Chicago GC in Wheaton Ill  

Sep 18   Gustave Kecker/Hugh Martin's musical "Belle of NYC," premieres in NYC in the year 1897.  

Sep 18   John Mens, writer (People Without Money) in the year 1897.  

Sep 20   On this day in history efim Golishev, composer  

Sep 20   In the year 1897 karel Bendl, composer, dies at 59  

Sep 21   On this day in history "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus," begins the famous editorial response to 8-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon's letter in the New York Sun.  

Sep 21   On this day in history nY Sun runs famous "Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus," editorial  

Sep 23   1st frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming) on this day in history.  

Sep 23   First frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming) in the year 1897.  

Sep 23   Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist) on this day in history.  

Sep 24   A new double track steel arch bridge is completed by the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge Company and the Niagara Falls International Bridge Company. The upper floor of the new structure is leased to the Grand Trunk Railway on this day in history.  

Sep 25   1st British bus service opens on this day in history.  

Sep 25   In the year 1897 teddy Hart, NYC, actor (3 Men on a Horse)  

Sep 26   Pope Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], 262nd Roman Catholic pope (1963-78) on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Muchtar Auesow, writer on this day in history.  

Sep 30   On this day in history lil Dagover, [Marta-Maria Lillits], Pati Java, actress (Spiders)  

Oct 03   On this day in history josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC)  

Oct 03   In the year 1897 the birth of Louis Aragon, French poet  

Oct 04   On this day in history george Bernard Shaw's "Devil's Disciple," premieres in NYC  

Oct 05   In the year 1897 solomon Andrees baloon/polar expedition reaches White Island  

Oct 06   Jerome Cowan, NYC, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie, Tab Hunter Show) in the year 1897.  

Oct 08   On this day in history emperor Karl Joseph I named Gustav Mahler director of Opera  

Oct 08   Martin Pluddemann, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1897.  

Oct 08   Rouben Mamoulian, movie director/author (Mark of Zorro, Applause) on this day in history.  

Oct 09   On this day in history john Heemskerk Azn, Dutch Internal minister (1866..88), dies at 79  

Oct 10   Lamar Stringfield, composer on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1897

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975)  

Jan 03   In the year 1897 birth of marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13)  

Jan 03   Pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 05   Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 06   Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 08   Dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977) was born in the year 1897.  

Famous Deaths In 1897

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) died in the year 1897.  

Jan 30   In the year 1897 john Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies  

Feb 01   Constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826) died in the year 1897.  

Feb 05   On this day in history hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42  

Feb 06   Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies in the year 1897.  

Feb 07   On this day in history galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  

Feb 19   Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 in the year 1897.  

Feb 23   Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68 in the year 1897.  

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