1897 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1897th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 897th year of the 2nd millennium, the 97th year of the 19th century, and the 8th year of the 1890s decade.
The Model 1897 was an evolution of the Winchester Model 1893 designed by John Browning. From 1897 until 1957, over one million of these shotguns were produced. The Model 1897 was offered in numerous barrel lengths and grades, chambered in 12 and 16 gauge, and as a solid frame or takedown. The 16-gauge guns had a standard barrel length of 28 ...
The year 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday on the Gregorian calendar.. Events. March 4 – William McKinley becomes the 25th President of the United States, a title which he held from the retirement of Grover Cleveland until his assassination on September 14, 1901.
June 14 1897 Juan Domingo Montoya civil war combat veteran. Mosquero canyon, New Mexico. Valverde, glorieta pass; April 10 – Daniel W. Voorhees, U.S. Senator from Indiana from 1877 to 1897 (born 1827) August 14 – James Z. George, U.S. Senator from Mississippi from 1881 to 1897 (born 1826)
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The following are the baseball events of the year 1897 throughout the world.
Films released in 1897. After The Ball, directed by Georges Méliès. First film to create the illusion of female nudity through a skin looking designed costume. Baignade dans le torrent, directed by Alice Guy-Blaché. La Bandera Argentina, believed for a long time to have been the first Argentine film. Now considered lost.
The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 is a law which was first enacted to tackle bubonic plague in Mumbai (formerly Bombay) in former British India. The law is meant for containment of epidemics by providing special powers that are required for the implementation of containment measures to control the spread of the disease.
The Greco-Turkish War of 1897, also called the Thirty Days' War and known in Greece as the Black '97 (Greek: Μαύρο '97, Mauro '97) or the Unfortunate War (Ατυχής πόλεμος, Atychis polemos) (Turkish: 1897 Osmanlı-Yunan Savaşı or 1897 Türk-Yunan Savaşı), was a war fought between the Kingdom of Greece and the Ottoman Empire.
Its official French designation was: Matériel de 75mm Mle 1897. It was commonly known as the French 75 , simply the 75 and Soixante-Quinze (French for "seventy-five"). The French 75 was designed as an anti-personnel weapon system for delivering large volumes of time-fused shrapnel shells on enemy troops advancing in the open.
Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker.It introduced the character of Count Dracula and established many conventions of subsequent vampire fantasy.