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Historical Events In 1897

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

May 19   On this day in history oscar Wilde is released from Reading Gaol.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 21   In the year 1897 karol Mikuli, composer, dies at 77  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 21   Yerkes Observatory 40" (1 meter) refractor used for first time in the year 1897.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 21   Yerkes Observatory 40" (1m) refractor used for 1st time in the year 1897.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   On this day in history robert Neumann, Austrian/British author (Waters of Babylon)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 22   The Blackwall Tunnel under the River Thames was officially opened in the year 1897.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 23   In the year 1897 aleko Konstantinov, Bulgarian writer (To Chicago & Back), dies at 34  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 25   On this day in history alan Kippax, cricketer (22 Tests for Australia 1924-34, brilliant bat)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 27   In the year 1897 john Douglas Cockroft, English physicist (Radar, Nobel 1951)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 27   In the year 1897 the birth of John Cockcroft, English nuclear physicist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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May 28   Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich & Strange) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 29   On this day in history 31st Belmont: J Scherrer aboard Scottish Cheiftain wins in 2:23.25  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 29   On this day in history erich Wolfgang Korngold, Brno Austria, movie composer (Violanta)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

May 31   In the year 1897 margalo Gillmore, London, actress (Skirts Ahoy, High Society)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 02   On this day in history mark Twain, responding to rumors that he was dead at age 61, is quoted by the New York Journal as saying "The report of my death was an exaggeration."  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 02   On this day in history mark Twain, responding to rumors that he was dead at age 61, is quoted by the New York Journal as saying: "The report of my death was an exaggeration."  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 07   On this day in history george Szell, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Metropolitan 1942-45)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 09   On this day in history alvin Graham Clark, dies 3 weeks after 1st use of Yerkes 40" lens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 09   Japan protests United States' takeover of Hawaii on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 11   Bruno Frei, writer on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 12   In the year 1897 alexandre Tansman, Lodz Poland, composer (Dyptique)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 12   In the year 1897 in Assam. India a 8.7 earthquake caused caused the complete devastation of over 9,000 square miles and was felt over 1.75 million square miles. Over 1500 deaths  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 12   Possibly most severe quake in history strikes Assam India, shock waves felt over an area size of Europe (negligible death toll) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 12   Possibly most severe quake in history strikes Assam India. Shock waves felt over an area size of Europe. Negligible death toll on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 13   Paavo Johannes Nurmi, Finland, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1920/24/28) in the year 1897.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 15   In the year 1897 liberals/social-democrats win Dutch 2nd Parliamentary election  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 16   A treaty annexing the Republic of Hawaii to the United States is signed; the Republic would not be dissolved until a year later in the year 1897.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 17   In the year 1897 william Frank Powell, NJ educator, named minister to Haiti  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 19   In the year 1897 moe Howard, [Moses Horowitz], Bkln NY, comedian (3 Stooges)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 19   In the year 1897 wee Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak ends  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 20   Cyril "Froggy" Francois, cricketer (S Afr all-rounder v Eng 1922-23) in the year 1897.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 22   On this day in history norbert Elias, English/Dutch philosopher (Process of Civilization)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 22   In the year 1897 ralph Abercromby, British meteorologist, dies at about 54  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jun 23   Winifred Wagner-William, German organizer (Wagner Festival) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In 1897

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Jan 01   On this day in history birth of walter Greaza, St Paul Minn, actor (Martin Kane Private Eye)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 02   Jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 03   On this day in history birth of marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

Jan 05   Jack Wagner, OH, actor (Jive Junction) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

Jan 08   On this day in history birth of dennis Wheatley, British author (d. 1977)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 12   On this day in history death of isaac Pitman, British inventor (Pitman Shorthand) (b. 1813)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Jan 30   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies in the year 1897.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 01   In the year 1897 death of constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 05   Hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42 on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 06   In the year 1897 ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 07   On this day in history galileo Ferraris, Italian physicist (Ferrari), dies at 49  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 19   On this day in history karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81  Click To Send On Whatsapp

Feb 23   In the year 1897 woldemar Bargiel, composer, dies at 68  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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