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Historical Events In 1897

Monday, 16 September 2019

Sep 05   Doris Kenyon, Syracuse NY, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton) in the year 1897.  

Sep 07   George Davis (Giants) HR off Sport McAllister (Spiders) in DH in the year 1897.  

Sep 08   On this day in history jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman  

Sep 10   Nancy Keene Lancaster, designer/Collector on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history tirah Campaign: Battle of Saragarhi  

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   In the year 1897 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   On this day in history karel Bendl, composer, dies at 59  

Sep 21   On this day in history "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   In the year 1897 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) in the year 1897.  

Sep 23   Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist) on this day in history.  

Sep 24   On this day in history 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   1st British bus service opens in the year 1897.  

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   In the year 1897 muchtar Auesow, writer  

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

Oct 03   Josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC) in the year 1897.  

Oct 03   In the year 1897 the birth of Louis Aragon, French poet  

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   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 on this day in history.  

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   Lamar Stringfield, composer in the year 1897.  

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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 in the year 1897.  

Jan 03   In the year 1897 birth of marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13)  

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

Jan 05   Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction) was born in the year 1897.  

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

Jan 06   On this day in history 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   Isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813) died in the year 1897.  

Jan 30   In the year 1897 john Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies  

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

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

Feb 06   On this day in history 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   Woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.  

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