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Historical Events In 1897

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Sep 05   In the year 1897 doris Kenyon, Syracuse NY, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton)  

Sep 07   George Davis (Giants) HR off Sport McAllister (Spiders) in DH on this day in history.  

Sep 08   Jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman in the year 1897.  

Sep 10   In the year 1897 nancy Keene Lancaster, designer/Collector  

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

Sep 11   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 in the year 1897.  

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

Sep 18   On this day in history gustave Kecker/Hugh Martin's musical "Belle of NYC," premieres in NYC  

Sep 18   John Mens, writer (People Without Money) on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Efim Golishev, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 20   Karel Bendl, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1897.  

Sep 21   In the year 1897 "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   In the year 1897 1st frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming)  

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

Sep 23   In the year 1897 paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist)  

Sep 24   In the year 1897 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.  

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

Sep 25   Teddy Hart, NYC, actor (3 Men on a Horse) on this day in history.  

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

Sep 28   Muchtar Auesow, writer in the year 1897.  

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

Oct 03   In the year 1897 josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC)  

Oct 03   The birth of Louis Aragon, French poet in the year 1897.  

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

Oct 05   Solomon Andrees baloon/polar expedition reaches White Island on this day in history.  

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

Oct 08   Emperor Karl Joseph I named Gustav Mahler director of Opera on this day in history.  

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

Oct 08   In the year 1897 rouben Mamoulian, movie director/author (Mark of Zorro, Applause)  

Oct 09   John Heemskerk Azn, Dutch Internal minister (1866..88), dies at 79 in the year 1897.  

Oct 10   On this day in history lamar Stringfield, composer  

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Famous Birthdays In 1897

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   In the year 1897 birth of walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)  

Jan 02   Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13) was born in the year 1897.  

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary)  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 08   In the year 1897 birth of dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977)  

Famous Deaths In 1897

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) died on this day in history.  

Jan 30   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies in the year 1897.  

Feb 01   On this day in history death of constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)  

Feb 05   In the year 1897 hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42  

Feb 06   In the year 1897 ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies  

Feb 07   Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49 in the year 1897.  

Feb 19   On this day in history karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  

Feb 23   In the year 1897 woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  

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