Timelines for year 1897
Children: Harry Harvey (b/d April 1897), Harvey, Jr. (1898-1973), Russell Allen (1901-1951), Leonard Kimball (1907-1996) Raymond Christie (1908-1994), Roger Stanley (1912-1970), and Elizabeth (1914-1941).
25th President of the United States, 1897-1901
First lady of the United States (1897-1901)
Justin has studied in Moscow, Russia at the world famous Moscow Art Theatre, which Konstantin Stanislavski co-founded in 1897 along with Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko. Stanislavski's process of character development, the "Stanislavski Method", was the catalyst for method acting - arguably the most influential acting system on the modern stage and screen.
Republican U.S. senator from Indiana; term of service: 4 March 1897-3 March 1905. Resigned from office, having been elected vice president.
Her grandfather, John Wesley McEntire (1897-1976 ), was world steer roping champion for 1934 and was also a calf roper. He was inducted into the Rodeo Hall of Fame of the Rodeo Historical Society (a support group of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum) in 1984.
Played baseball from 1897-1917. All his years were in the National League. All but three of those years he played he played for his hometown Pittsburgh team. National League record: 8 time batting champ National League record: 15 straight seasons hitting .300 or better. Retired with the most hits in 1917 at 3415.
Brother of famed linguist Benjamin Whorf (1897-1941). Whorf's primary area of interest in linguistics was the study of Native American languages, particularly those of Mesoamerica. He became well known for his work on the Hopi language, and for his principle of linguistic relativity.
Like her sisters, her grave marker gives a false date of birth (1897).
Longtime companion of Anna Held (1897-1913). They never officially married.
Assistant Secretary of the Navy (1897-1898).
His bout with Steve O'Donnell was stopped when Corbett was told of the deaths of his parents. Patrick Corbett had bet his net worth on Jim's 17 March 1897 title defense against Bob Fitzsimmons. Jim's defeat ruined the elder Corbett, whom, police concluded, shot his wife then himself in a fit of dementia. (16 August 1898)
Won world middleweight boxing championship in 1897. Never defended his title, but moved up to heavyweight class.
He coined the slang phrase "out on a limb". The phrase appeared in Lewis' 1897 "Wolfville" novel: "Seven of us were seein' whatever can we tie down an' brand, when some Mexican gets us out on a limb."
He and his brother Arthur Havel (1897-1965) had a stage act in the 1920's called Art & Mort. Together they appeared on Broadway in 3 productions, most notably in the 1929 hit, "A Night in Venice" featuring Ted Healy and His Stooges.
Governor of the state of Connecticut, 1897-1899.