|Covid-19|Monarch – Oscar II
Prime Minister – Erik Gustaf Boström.
The General Art and Industrial Exposition of Stockholm
The Swedish Transport Workers' Union was founded.
Sturehof is opened.
Elsa Eschelsson become the first female with a Doctor of Laws in Sweden.
IFK Eskilstuna founded
Göteborgs FF founded
Hammarby IF Bandy founded
IFK Norrköping founded
30 March – Martin Hindorff, sailor (died 1969).
18 April – Per-Erik Hedlund, cross country skier (died 1975).
5 July – Åke Häger, gymnast (died 1968).
17 August – Erik Charpentier, gymnast (died 1978).
30 January – Robert Themptander, prime minister (born 1844)
12 September - Fredrika Limnell, salonniére, philanthropist, women's rights activist (born 1816)
1897 in Sweden Wikipedia
Events from the year 1897 in Sweden