Historical Events in November 1897

  • Nov 1 Italian football club Juventus F.C. is founded by students in Turin as Sport-Club Juventus
  • Nov 23 American inventor Andrew Jackson Beard invents the "jerry coupler" to connect railroad cars
  • Nov 23 Portable pencil sharpener patented by American inventor John Lee Love
  • Nov 24 Canadian Intercollegiate Rugby Football Union forms in Kingston
  • Nov 25 Spain grants Puerto Rico autonomy
  • Nov 29 1st motorcycle race in Surrey, England