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Historical Events In 1897

Sunday, 05 December 2021

Sep 05   In the year 1897 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   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   Police shoot at striking mine workers in Penns, kills 20 on this day in history.  

Sep 11   On this day in history 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 in the year 1897.  

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

Sep 17   On this day in history 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   John Mens, writer (People Without Money) in the year 1897.  

Sep 20   Efim Golishev, composer in the year 1897.  

Sep 20   In the year 1897 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 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   On this day in history 1st frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming)  

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

Sep 23   On this day in history paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist)  

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   On this day in history teddy Hart, NYC, actor (3 Men on a Horse)  

Sep 26   In the year 1897 pope Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], 262nd Roman Catholic pope (1963-78)  

Sep 28   In the year 1897 muchtar Auesow, writer  

Sep 30   Lil Dagover, [Marta-Maria Lillits], Pati Java, actress (Spiders) in the year 1897.  

Oct 03   Josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC) on this day in history.  

Oct 03   The birth of Louis Aragon, French poet on this day in history.  

Oct 04   George Bernard Shaw's "Devil's Disciple," premieres in NYC in the year 1897.  

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) on this day in history.  

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

Oct 08   In the year 1897 martin Pluddemann, composer, dies at 43  

Oct 08   Rouben Mamoulian, movie director/author (Mark of Zorro, Applause) in the year 1897.  

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

Oct 10   In the year 1897 lamar Stringfield, composer  

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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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Jan 08   Dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977) was born on this day in history.  

Famous Deaths In 1897

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   In the year 1897 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 on this day in history.  

Feb 05   On this day in history 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   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   Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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