Historical Events In 1897
Saturday, 17 November 2018
Sep 05 On this day in history doris Kenyon, Syracuse NY, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton)
Sep 07 On this day in history 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 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 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 In the year 1897 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 On this day in history gustave Kecker/Hugh Martin's musical "Belle of NYC," premieres in NYC
Sep 18 In the year 1897 john Mens, writer (People Without Money)
Sep 20 In the year 1897 efim Golishev, composer
Sep 20 Karel Bendl, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1897.
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 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) in the year 1897.
Sep 23 In the year 1897 first frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming)
Sep 23 Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist) in the year 1897.
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 In the year 1897 1st British bus service opens
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 In the year 1897 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 George Bernard Shaw's "Devil's Disciple," premieres in NYC in the year 1897.
Oct 05 On this day in history solomon Andrees baloon/polar expedition reaches White Island
Oct 06 In the year 1897 jerome Cowan, NYC, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie, Tab Hunter Show)
Oct 08 Emperor Karl Joseph I named Gustav Mahler director of Opera in the year 1897.
Oct 08 Martin Pluddemann, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 10 On this day in history lamar Stringfield, composer