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1897
William McKinley becomes the 25th President of the United States .
The Vienna Ferris Wheel 1897
The Ferris wheel
in Vienna's Prater
starts operating.
First diesel engine
Rudolf Diesel
presents the first
diesel engine .
1897 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1345/46 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1889/90 (September 10-11)
Baha'i calendar 53/54 (March 20/21)
Bengali solar calendar 1302/03 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2440/41 (southern Buddhism); 2439/40 (alternative calculation according to Buddha's Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 76th (77th) cycle

Year of the Fire Rooster丁酉 ( at the beginning of the year Fire Monkey 丙申)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1259/60 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 4230/31 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1275/76 (around March 21)
Islamic calendar 1314/15 (June 1st / 2nd)
Japanese calendar Meiji 30 ( 明治 30 年 );

Kōki 2557

Jewish calendar 5657/58 (September 26-27)
Coptic calendar 1613/14 (September 10-11)
Malayalam calendar 1072/73
Rumi Calendar (Ottoman Empire) 1312/13 (March 1st)
Seleucid era Babylon: 2207/08 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 2208/09 (New Year October)

Suriyakati Calendar (Thai Solar Calendar) 2439/40 (April 1)
Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1953/54 (April)

Events

Politics and world events

Europe

Africa

Le Petit Journal : Queen Ranavalona III. in exile in Algiers

America

Asia

Other international events

economy

science and technology

astronomy

Chemistry and physics

Polar research

Technical achievements

Teaching and Research

Others

Daimler Victoria was the first gasoline-powered taxi
  • The world's first taxi equipped with a taximeter and running on petrol drives in Stuttgart.

Culture

architecture

Cabot Tower

Visual arts

Where do we come from? Who are we? Where are we going?

literature

Dust jacket of the first English edition

Music and theater

Coquelin as Cyrano

society

The inauguration of the Kaiser Wilhelm I monument

religion

Disasters

The fire in a contemporary magazine

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .

nature and environment

Sports

Born

January

February

Ludwig Erhard, 1957

March

Gunta Stölzl
Sepp Herberger

April

May

Frank Capra, ca.1943

June

Anthony Eden
Paavo Nurmi

July

August

September

William Faulkner, 1954

October

Joseph Goebbels

November

December

Exact date of birth unknown

Died

January to March

April to June

Johannes Brahms, 1889
Carl Remigius Fresenius

July to September

October to December

Giuseppina Strepponi

Exact date of death unknown

Web links

Commons : 1897  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files