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Historical Events In 1897

Saturday, 01 October 2022

May 19   In the year 1897 oscar Wilde is released from Reading Gaol.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

May 21   On this day in history yerkes Observatory 40" (1 meter) refractor used for first time  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 21   Yerkes Observatory 40" (1m) refractor used for 1st time on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 22   Robert Neumann, Austrian/British author (Waters of Babylon) in the year 1897.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 22   On this day in history the Blackwall Tunnel under the River Thames was officially opened  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 23   On this day in history aleko Konstantinov, Bulgarian writer (To Chicago & Back), dies at 34  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 25   Alan Kippax, cricketer (22 Tests for Australia 1924-34, brilliant bat) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 27   John Douglas Cockroft, English physicist (Radar, Nobel 1951) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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

May 29   31st Belmont: J Scherrer aboard Scottish Cheiftain wins in 2:23.25 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 29   In the year 1897 erich Wolfgang Korngold, Brno Austria, movie composer (Violanta)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

May 31   On this day in history margalo Gillmore, London, actress (Skirts Ahoy, High Society)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 02   In the year 1897 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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 02   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." in the year 1897.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 07   In the year 1897 george Szell, Budapest Hungary, conductor (Metropolitan 1942-45)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 09   In the year 1897 alvin Graham Clark, dies 3 weeks after 1st use of Yerkes 40" lens  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 09   On this day in history japan protests United States' takeover of Hawaii  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jun 12   On this day in history alexandre Tansman, Lodz Poland, composer (Dyptique)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 12   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 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 12   In the year 1897 possibly most severe quake in history strikes Assam India, shock waves felt over an area size of Europe (negligible death toll)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 12   Possibly most severe quake in history strikes Assam India. Shock waves felt over an area size of Europe. Negligible death toll in the year 1897.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 13   Paavo Johannes Nurmi, Finland, 5K runner (Olympic-gold-1920/24/28) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 15   Liberals/social-democrats win Dutch 2nd Parliamentary election in the year 1897.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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 WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jun 19   Moe Howard, [Moses Horowitz], Bkln NY, comedian (3 Stooges) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 19   On this day in history wee Willie Keeler's 44 game hitting streak ends  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 20   Cyril "Froggy" Francois, cricketer (S Afr all-rounder v Eng 1922-23) on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 22   In the year 1897 norbert Elias, English/Dutch philosopher (Process of Civilization)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 22   Ralph Abercromby, British meteorologist, dies at about 54 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jun 23   Winifred Wagner-William, German organizer (Wagner Festival) in the year 1897.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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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.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 02   In the year 1897 birth of jim Londos, Greek wrestler (d. 1975)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Marion Davies, [Marion Cecelia Douras], Bkln, actress (Operator 13) was born in the year 1897.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 03   Pola Negri, [Barbara A Chalupec], Polish/US actress (Madame Bovary) was born in the year 1897.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Jan 05   Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Lady Fanny, Bel Ami) was born in the year 1897.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 06   Billy Greene, actor (Burton-One Man's Family) was born in the year 1897.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Jan 30   John Cottam, cricket (Test for Aust 1897, no Sheffield matches), dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 01   On this day in history death of constantin von Ettingshausen, Austrian geologist (b. 1826)  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 05   In the year 1897 hoss Radbourn, pitcher won 60 games in 1884, dies at 42  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

Feb 06   Ebenezer C Brewer, British writer (Dictionary of Phrase & Fable), dies in the year 1897.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

Feb 19   Karl T Weierstrass, German mathematician, dies at 81 on this day in history.  Click To Send On WhatsappCopy This To Clipboard

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

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