1897


1897
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v · Gregorian calendar 1897
MDCCCXCVII
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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 丙申年十一月廿八日
(4533/4593-11-28)
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Coptic calendar 1613 – 1614
Ethiopian calendar 1889 – 1890
Hebrew calendar 5657 – 5658
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Holocene calendar 11897
Iranian calendar 1275 – 1276
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Japanese calendar Meiji 30
(明治30年)
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Minguo calendar 15 before ROC
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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

January–March

March 4, President McKinley.

April–June

May 1, Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville.
  • June 1 – American miners begin a strike, which successfully establishes the United Mine Workers Union and brings about the 8-hour work day to mines.
  • June 2Mark Twain, responding to rumors that he is dead, is quoted by the New York Journal as saying, "The report of my death was an exaggeration."
  • June 16 – Fort Erie Racetrack in Fort Erie, Ontario, opens. The first race is won by Ellesmere, guided home by Sullivan.
  • June 12 – The world's first Fingerprint Bureau opens in Calcutta (now Kolkata), India, after the Council of the Governor General approves a committee report that fingerprints should be used for classification of criminal records.
  • June 22
    • Queen Victoria celebrates her Diamond Jubilee.
    • British colonial officers Rand and Ayerst in Pune, Maharashtra, India are assassinated on their way back from a Government house party celebrating the diamond jubilee coronation anniversary of Queen Victoria, by the Chapekar brothers and Ranade, who are later caught and hanged. Considered the first martyrs to the cause of India's freedom from Britain. The film 22 June 1897 is based on the incident.

July–September

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

October–December

Women study at Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

Date unknown

Births

January–June

July–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

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