Historical Events In 1897
Sunday, 27 September 2020
Jul 30 On this day in history jacques de Kadt, Dutch politician/writer (Fascism is War!)
Aug 03 In the year 1897 john McNally's musical "Good Mr Best," premieres in NYC
Aug 04 Henry A Rucker appointed Collector of Internal Revenue for Georgia on this day in history.
Aug 04 Joseph Calleia, Malta, actor (Jungle Book, Gilda, Touch of Evil) on this day in history.
Aug 07 Franz J Weinrich, [Heinrich Lerse], German writer (Himmlisches) on this day in history.
Aug 08 On this day in history jacob Burckhardt, Swiss cultural historian, dies at 79
Aug 09 Ralph Wyckoff, American pioneer in x-ray crystallography in the year 1897.
Aug 10 On this day in history automobile Club of Great Britain established (now: Royal Auto Club)
Aug 10 In the year 1897 edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924)
Aug 11 In the year 1897 louise Bogan, Maine, writer (Sleeping Fury)
Aug 11 On this day in history the birth of Enid Blyton, English author
Aug 12 On this day in history british naval authorities grant US Navy permission to put battleship 'Indiana' in drydock in Halifax, Nova Scotia
Aug 12 On this day in history manuel Blancafort, composer
Aug 13 On this day in history antonius von der Linde, Neth/German librarian, dies at 63
Aug 14 On this day in history the town of Anosimena is captured by French troops from Menabe defenders in Madagascar.
Aug 15 Marion Eugene Bauer, composer on this day in history.
Aug 16 Robert Ringling, circus master on this day in history.
Aug 17 W B Purvis patents electric railway switch on this day in history.
Aug 19 On this day in history 1st electric taxi's drive in London
Aug 20 On this day in history tarjei Vesaas, Norwegian author (Det Store Spelet)
Aug 21 On this day in history oldsmobile begins operation as a General Motors Corp division
Aug 22 Bill Woodfull, cricketer (Australian captain in the Bodyline series) in the year 1897.
Aug 25 In the year 1897 jaroslav Ridky, composer
Aug 27 Ad van Emmenes, Dutch soccer reporter in the year 1897.
Aug 27 Roger Bresnahan debuts as Wash Senator pitcher (later HOF catcher) on this day in history.
Aug 28 On this day in history morris Ankrum, IL, actor (Kronos, Half Human, Earth vs Flying Saucers)
Aug 30 In the year 1897 the town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar.
Aug 31 In the year 1897 frederic March, Wisc, actor (Dr Jeckyll-Acad Awards 1932/1946)
Aug 31 General Kitchener occupies Berber, North of Khartoum on this day in history.
Sep 01 On this day in history subway service in Boston, MA begins.
Sep 01 The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America in the year 1897.
Sep 02 "McCall-magazine 1st published in the year 1897.
Sep 02 In the year 1897 the first issue of McCall's magazine goes on sale at newsstands.
Sep 03 In the year 1897 cecil Parker, Hastings England, actor (Indiscreet, Tale of 2 Cities)