World Events

Posted in 1897


  • Ross identifies the cause of malaria.
  • Diamond Jubilee of Queen VictoriaDiamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria: Celebrations provided an opportunity for the people to display the extent of her popularity.
  • The first comic strip appears in the USA (by Rudolph Dirks).
  • McCreary patents air-washer to purify air in buildings: the beginning of air-conditioning.