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1897 Calendar

1897 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28      
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031   
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
      1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031     
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
  12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930   
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
     12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31      
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 

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1897 Historical Event(s)

  •  March 13, 1897 – San Diego State University is founded.
  •  April 18, 1897 – The Greco-Turkish War is declared between Greece and the Ottoman Empire.
  •  June 22, 1897 – British colonial officers Charles Walter Rand and Lt. Charles Egerton Ayerst are assassinated in Pune, Maharashtra, India by the Chapekar brothers and Mahadeo Vinayak Ranade, who are later caught and hanged.
  •  July 2, 1897 – Italian scientist Guglielmo Marconi obtains a patent for radio in London.
  •  July 11, 1897 – Salomon August Andrée leaves Spitsbergen to attempt to reach the North pole by balloon. He later crashes and dies.
  •  July 26, 1897 – Anglo-Afghan wars: The Pashtun fakir Saidullah leads an army of more than 10,000 to begin a siege of the British garrison in the Malakand Agency of the North West Frontier Province of India.
  •  August 30, 1897 – The town of Ambiky is captured by France from Menabe in Madagascar.
  •  September 1, 1897 – The Boston subway opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America.
  •  September 10, 1897 – Lattimer massacre: A sheriff’s posse kills 20 unarmed immigrant miners in Pennsylvania, United States.
  •  November 1, 1897 – The first Library of Congress building opened its doors to the public. The Library had been housed in the Congressional Reading Room in the U.S. Capitol.

Who Were Born On 1897?

  •  January 23, 1897 – Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, Austrian architect (d. 2000)
  •  April 28, 1897 – Ye Jianying, Chinese general and politician (d. 1986)
  •  April 30, 1897 – Humberto Mauro, Brazilian director and screenwriter (d. 1983)
  •  August 12, 1897 – Maurice Fernandes, Guyanese West Indies cricketer (d. 1981)
  •  September 1, 1897 – Andy Kennedy, Irish footballer (d. 1963)
  •  September 25, 1897 – William Faulkner, American writer, Nobel laureate (d. 1962)
  •  October 18, 1897 – Isabel Briggs Myers, American psychological theorist (d. 1980)
  •  October 30, 1897 – Rex Cherryman, American actor (d. 1928)
  •  December 5, 1897 – Nunnally Johnson, American screenwriter and producer (d. 1977)
  •  December 13, 1897 – Drew Pearson, American journalist (d. 1969)