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1897


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1897
   winners of the FA Cup were   
Aston Villa
Aston Villa 3 Everton 2
1897
   President of the United States was   
William McKinley
Featured on the 500 dollar note (not in use any more). Was shot during his second term in September 1901 and died a few days later of his injury.
1897
   Wimbledon Men's Singles champion was   
Reginald Doherty
1897
   Wimbledon Ladies' Singles champion was   
Blanche Bingley Hillyard
1897
   winner of the US Open Men's Singles was   
Robert Wrenn
d. Wilberforce Eaves 4-6 8-6 6-3 2-6 6-2
1897
   winner of the US Open Women's Singles was   
Juliette Atkinson
Marian Anderson
   was born on   
February 27, 1897
American contralto; perhaps best remembered for her performance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial
1897
   the winner was   
Typhoon II
Buttons Garner
1897
   the winner was   
Harold Hilton
At Royal Liverpool Hoylake -- Amateur
Dalton Parry Conyngham
   was born on   
May 10, 1897
Cricketer (one Test S Africa v England 1923)
Ewart Levy
   was born on   
May 10, 1897
1897
   Melbourne Cup winner was   
Gaulus
Jockey - Stephen Callinan, Trainer - William Forrester, Owner - William Forrester, Time - 3.31.00
1897
   is birth year of   
Cowell
Henry, d. 1965
1897
   Preakness Stakes winner was   
Paul Kauvar
T. Thorpe on board -- Trainer/Owner T. P. Hayes -- 1:51.25
1897
   winner was   
Scottish Chieftain
J. Scherrer up, Trainer: Matt Byrnes, Owner: Marcus Daly -- 2:23.25
1897
   was won by   
Breemount's Pride
J. Murphy
1897
   the winner was the   
Montreal Victorias
March 4, 1897
   the oath was recited by   
William McKinley
In front of the Original Senate Wing, U.S. Capitol by Melville W. Fuller, Chief Justice of Supreme Court
George Edward Waddell (1897-1910)
   had the nickname   
“Rube”
Fred Clifford Clarke (manager, 1897-1915)
   had the nickname   
“Cap”
John Peter Wagner (1897-1917)
   had the nickname   
“The Flying Dutchman” or “Honus”
St Therese of Lisieux
   died in   
1897 aged 24 From tuberculosis
Catholic saint French
Roger Philip Bresnahan (1897-1915)
   had the nickname   
“The Duke of Tralee”
Cap Anson
   is famous for   
1st Base, 1871-1897, 3081 Hits
Played 27 years, mostly for the Chicago Nat'l League team; hit over .300 20 times
1897–98
   was won by   
Celtic
Runners Up -- Rangers
John Philip Sousa
   composed   
The Bride Elect (1897)






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