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Historical Events In 1897

Friday, 22 November 2019

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

Sep 13   Gaspar Cassado Moreu, composer on this day in history.  

Sep 17   3rd US Golf Open: Joe Lloyd shoots a 162 at Chicago GC in Wheaton Ill on this day in history.  

Sep 18   Gustave Kecker/Hugh Martin's musical "Belle of NYC," premieres in NYC on this day in history.  

Sep 18   In the year 1897 john Mens, writer (People Without Money)  

Sep 20   On this day in history efim Golishev, composer  

Sep 20   On this day in history karel Bendl, composer, dies at 59  

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 on this day in history.  

Sep 21   In the year 1897 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   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   In the year 1897 pope Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], 262nd Roman Catholic pope (1963-78)  

Sep 28   On this day in history muchtar Auesow, writer  

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   In the year 1897 george Bernard Shaw's "Devil's Disciple," premieres in NYC  

Oct 05   Solomon Andrees baloon/polar expedition reaches White Island in the year 1897.  

Oct 06   Jerome Cowan, NYC, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie, Tab Hunter Show) on this day in history.  

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   Rouben Mamoulian, movie director/author (Mark of Zorro, Applause) in the year 1897.  

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   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 in the year 1897.  

Jan 03   Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 03   In the year 1897 birth of pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary)  

Jan 05   In the year 1897 birth of jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction)  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami)  

Jan 06   In the year 1897 birth of billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family)  

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 in the year 1897.  

Jan 30   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies on this day in history.  

Feb 01   In the year 1897 death of constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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