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Historical Events In 1897

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

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 in the year 1897.  

Sep 08   Jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman on this day in history.  

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

Sep 10   On this day in history police shoot at striking mine workers in Penns, kills 20  

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   In the year 1897 tirah Campaign: Battle of Saragarhi  

Sep 13   Gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer in the year 1897.  

Sep 17   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 20   On this day in history efim Golishev, composer  

Sep 20   Karel Bendl, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

Sep 21   "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 in the year 1897.  

Sep 21   NY Sun runs famous "Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus," editorial in the year 1897.  

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) in the year 1897.  

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 in the year 1897.  

Sep 25   Teddy Hart, NYC, actor (3 Men on a Horse) in the year 1897.  

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

Sep 28   In the year 1897 muchtar Auesow, writer  

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

Oct 04   George Bernard Shaw's "Devil's Disciple," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

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

Oct 06   On this day in history jerome Cowan, NYC, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie, Tab Hunter Show)  

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) in the year 1897.  

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

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction)  

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   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   On this day in history death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  

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   Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42 on this day in history.  

Feb 06   On this day in history ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies  

Feb 07   In the year 1897 galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  

Feb 19   In the year 1897 karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  

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

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