Jan 12 In the year 1897 death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)
Jan 30 On this day in history 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 In the year 1897 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 Galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49 in the year 1897.
Feb 19 Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 on this day in history.
Feb 23 In the year 1897 woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68