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1897

Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries:
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1897 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1897
MDCCCXCVII
Ab urbe condita2650
Armenian calendar1346
ԹՎ ՌՅԽԶ
Assyrian calendar6647
Bahá'í calendar53–54
Balinese saka calendar1818–1819
Bengali calendar1304
Berber calendar2847
British Regnal year60 Vict. 1 – 61 Vict. 1
Buddhist calendar2441
Burmese calendar1259
Byzantine calendar7405–7406
Chinese calendar丙申(Fire Monkey)
4593 or 4533
    — to —
丁酉年 (Fire Rooster)
4594 or 4534
Coptic calendar1613–1614
Discordian calendar3063
Ethiopian calendar1889–1890
Hebrew calendar5657–5658
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1953–1954
 - Shaka Samvat1818–1819
 - Kali Yuga4997–4998
Holocene calendar11897
Igbo calendar897–898
Iranian calendar1275–1276
Islamic calendar1314–1315
Japanese calendarMeiji 30
(明治30年)
Javanese calendar1826–1827
Julian calendarGregorian minus 12 days
Korean calendar4230
Minguo calendar15 before ROC
民前15年
Nanakshahi calendar429
Thai solar calendar2439–2440
Tibetan calendar阳火猴年
(male Fire-Monkey)
2023 or 1642 or 870
    — to —
阴火鸡年
(female Fire-Rooster)
2024 or 1643 or 871

1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar, the 1897th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 897th year of the 2nd millennium, the 97th year of the 19th century, and the 8th year of the 1890s decade. As of the start of 1897, the Gregorian calendar was 12 days ahead of the Julian calendar, which remained in localized use until 1923.

Events

January–March

April–June

Display in celebration of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee on Alma Place in Coleraine, County Londonderry, Ulster

July–September

October: USS Baltimore in Hawaii

October–December

Women study at École des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

Date unknown

Births

January–February

March–April

May–June

July–August

September–October

November–December

Deaths

January–June

July–December

Date unknown

References

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  12. ^ Diarmuid Jeffreys, Aspirin: The Remarkable Story of a Wonder Drug (Bloomsbury, 2005) p70

Further reading and year books

  • 1897 Annual Cyclopedia (1898) highly detailed coverage of "Political, Military, and Ecclesiastical Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanical Industry" for year 1897; massive compilation of facts and primary documents; worldwide coverage; 824 pp