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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)

  •  January 23, 1897 – Elva Zona Heaster is found dead in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. The resulting murder trial of her husband is perhaps the only case in United States history where the alleged testimony of a ghost helped secure a conviction.
  •  February 28, 1897 – Queen Ranavalona III, the last monarch of Madagascar, is deposed by a French military force.
  •  March 13, 1897 – San Diego State University is founded.
  •  May 19, 1897 – Oscar Wilde is released from Reading Gaol Prison.
  •  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 11, 1897 – 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.
  •  September 21, 1897 – The “Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” editorial is published in the New York Sun.
  •  December 30, 1897 – The British Colony of Natal annexes Zululand.

Who Were Born On 1897?

  •  January 17, 1897 – Marcel Petiot, French mass murderer (d. 1946)
  •  January 23, 1897 – Sir William Samuel Stephenson, Canadian soldier, W.W.II codename, Intrepid. Inspiration for James Bond. (d. 1989)
  •  February 2, 1897 – Howard Johnson, American hotelier (d. 1972)
  •  March 16, 1897 – Conrad Nagel, American actor (d. 1970)
  •  March 17, 1897 – Jozef C. Mazur, American stained glass artist and painter (d. 1970)
  •  April 4, 1897 – Dina Manfredini, Italian supercentenarian living in the United States currently. She is the 2nd oldest living person in the world.
  •  May 14, 1897 – Sidney Bechet, American musician (d. 1959)
  •  October 6, 1897 – Florence Siebert, American medical researcher (d. 1991)
  •  November 17, 1897 – Frank Fay, American actor (d. 1961)
  •  November 22, 1897 – Paul Oswald Ahnert, German astronomer (d. 1989)