Historical Events In 1897
Friday, 20 September 2019
Sep 05 In the year 1897 doris Kenyon, Syracuse NY, silent screen actress (Alexander Hamilton)
Sep 07 On this day in history george Davis (Giants) HR off Sport McAllister (Spiders) in DH
Sep 08 Jimmie Rodgers, Mendoza Miss, country singer/singing brakeman in the year 1897.
Sep 10 Nancy Keene Lancaster, designer/Collector in the year 1897.
Sep 10 Police shoot at striking mine workers in Penns, kills 20 on this day in history.
Sep 11 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 in the year 1897.
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 On this day in history 3rd US Golf Open: Joe Lloyd shoots a 162 at Chicago GC in Wheaton Ill
Sep 18 Gustave Kecker/Hugh Martin's musical "Belle of NYC," premieres in NYC in the year 1897.
Sep 18 John Mens, writer (People Without Money) in the year 1897.
Sep 20 In the year 1897 efim Golishev, composer
Sep 20 Karel Bendl, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
Sep 21 "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 on this day in history.
Sep 21 In the year 1897 nY Sun runs famous "Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus," editorial
Sep 23 1st frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming) on this day in history.
Sep 23 First frontier days rodeo celebration (Cheyene Wyoming) in the year 1897.
Sep 23 Paul Delvaux, Belgian painter (surrealist) in the year 1897.
Sep 24 In the year 1897 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 In the year 1897 1st British bus service opens
Sep 25 In the year 1897 teddy Hart, NYC, actor (3 Men on a Horse)
Sep 26 Pope Paul VI, [Giovanni Montini], 262nd Roman Catholic pope (1963-78) in the year 1897.
Sep 28 Muchtar Auesow, writer in the year 1897.
Sep 30 In the year 1897 lil Dagover, [Marta-Maria Lillits], Pati Java, actress (Spiders)
Oct 03 Josephine "Mama Jo" Riley Matthews, midwife (SC) in the year 1897.
Oct 03 On this day in history the birth of Louis Aragon, French poet
Oct 04 George Bernard Shaw's "Devil's Disciple," premieres in NYC on this day in history.
Oct 05 On this day in history solomon Andrees baloon/polar expedition reaches White Island
Oct 06 On this day in history jerome Cowan, NYC, actor (Mr Dithers-Blondie, Tab Hunter Show)
Oct 08 Emperor Karl Joseph I named Gustav Mahler director of Opera on this day in history.
Oct 08 Martin Pluddemann, composer, dies at 43 in the year 1897.
Oct 08 Rouben Mamoulian, movie director/author (Mark of Zorro, Applause) on this day in history.
Oct 09 In the year 1897 john Heemskerk Azn, Dutch Internal minister (1866..88), dies at 79
Oct 10 In the year 1897 lamar Stringfield, composer