1897

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1897 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1897
MDCCCXCVII
Ab urbe condita 2650
Armenian calendar 1346
ԹՎ ՌՅԽԶ
Assyrian calendar 6647
Bahá'í calendar 53–54
Bengali calendar 1304
Berber calendar 2847
British Regnal year 60 Vict. 1 – 61 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar 2441
Burmese calendar 1259
Byzantine calendar 7405–7406
Chinese calendar 丙申(Fire Monkey)
4593 or 4533
    — to —
丁酉年 (Fire Rooster)
4594 or 4534
Coptic calendar 1613–1614
Discordian calendar 3063
Ethiopian calendar 1889–1890
Hebrew calendar 5657–5658
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1953–1954
 - Shaka Samvat 1819–1820
 - Kali Yuga 4998–4999
Holocene calendar 11897
Igbo calendar 897–898
Iranian calendar 1275–1276
Islamic calendar 1314–1315
Japanese calendar Meiji 30
(明治30年)
Juche calendar N/A
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar 4230
Minguo calendar 15 before ROC
民前15年
Thai solar calendar 2440


Year 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar.

Events[edit]

January–March[edit]

March 4, President McKinley.

April–June[edit]

July–September[edit]

October: USS Baltimore (C-3) in Hawaii.

October–December[edit]

Women study at Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

Date unknown[edit]

Births[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

William Faulkner

July 29 – Sir Neil Ritchie, British WWII general (d. 1983)

Deaths[edit]

January–June[edit]

July–December[edit]

Date unknown[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ W. David Baird and Danney Goble, The Story of Oklahoma (University of Oklahoma Press, 1994) p8
  2. ^ "Boston Marathon", in Historical Dictionary of Track and Field, by Peter Matthews (Scarecrow Press, 2012) p40
  3. ^ "John Philip Sousa", in All Music Guide to Classical Music, by Chris Woodstra, et al. (Hal Leonard Corporation, 2005) p1296
  4. ^ "Dracula (Stoker)", in Encyclopedia of the Vampire: The Living Dead in Myth, Legend, and Popular Culture, S. T. Joshi, ed. (ABC-CLIO, 2010) p82
  5. ^ Anne E. Keeling, Great Britain and Her Queen (Echo Library, 2008) p77