Historical Events on August 31, 1897

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

British General Kitchener's army occupies Berber, North of Khartoum

General and Secretary of War Horatio Kitchener
General and Secretary of War
Horatio Kitchener

1stHistoric Invention

Thomas Edison patents the Kinetoscope [kinetographic camera], a device which produces moving pictures

Inventor Thomas Edison
Inventor
Thomas Edison