September 1897 in history

September 1897 events chronologically

Sep 1 The Tremont Street Subway in Boston opens, becoming the first underground rapid transit system in North America
Sep 10 Lattimer massacre: A sheriff's posse kills 20 unarmed immigrant miners in Pennsylvania, United States
Sep 11 After months of pursuit, generals of Menelik II of Ethiopia capture Gaki Sherocho, the last king of Kaffa, bringing an end to that ancient kingdom
Sep 12 Tirah Campaign: Battle of Saragarhi
Sep 21 The "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus" editorial is published in the New York Sun

Top 7 most famous people born in September 1897

Sep 8 Wilfred Bion an influential British psychoanalyst, who became president of the British Psychoanalytical Society from 1962 to 1965.
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Sep 10 Georges Bataille a French intellectual and literary figure working in literature, anthropology, philosophy, economy, sociology and history of art. Eroticism, sovereignty, and transgression are at the core of his writings
Sep 12 Irène Joliot-Curie a French scientist, the daughter of Marie Curie and Pierre Curie and the wife of Frédéric Joliot-Curie. Jointly with her husband, Joliot-Curie was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1935 for their discovery of artificial radioactivity. This made the Curies the family with the most Nobel laureates to date. Both children of the Joliot-Curies, Hélène and Pierre, are also esteemed scientists
Sep 23 Walter Pidgeon a Canadian American actor who starred in many films, including Mrs. Miniver, The Bad and the Beautiful, Forbidden Planet, Advise & Consent, Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea, Funny Girl and Harry in Your Pocket
Sep 25 William Faulkner an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi. Faulkner wrote novels, short stories, a play, poetry, essays and screenplays. He is primarily known for his novels and short stories set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County, based on Lafayette County, Mississippi, where he spent most of his life
Sep 26 Pope Paul VI born Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini , reigned from 21 June 1963 to his death in 1978. Succeeding Pope John XXIII, he continued the Second Vatican Council which he closed in 1965, implementing its numerous reforms, and fostered improved ecumenical relations with Eastern Orthodox and Protestants, which resulted in many historic meetings and agreements

Top 7 most famous people died in September 1897

Sep 9 Ferenc Pulszky a Hungarian politician and writer.
Sep 19 Kornel Ujejski a Polish poet, patriot and political writer of the Austrian Empire and Austria-Hungary.
Sep 20 Karel Bendl a Czech composer.
Sep 20 Wilhelm Wattenbach a German historian.
Sep 22 Antônio Conselheiro a Brazilian religious leader, preacher, and founder of the village of Canudos, the scene of the War of Canudos , a civil rebellion against the central government which was brutally stamped out with the loss of more than 15,000 lives.
Sep 27 Charles-Denis Bourbaki a French general.
Sep 30 Thérèse of Lisieux a French Discalced Carmelite nun. She is popularly known as "The Little Flower of Jesus" or simply, "The Little Flower."