Historical Events In 1697
Friday, 20 April 2018
Jan 01 Johann Pfeiffer, composer in the year 1697.
Jan 06 Carlo Mannelli, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1697.
Jan 16 On this day in history richard Savage, English poet
Jan 26 In the year 1697 isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night
Jan 28 On this day in history john Fenwick, English conspirator
Jan 30 On this day in history johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist/composer
Feb 03 Sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island on this day in history.
Feb 04 In the year 1697 3 VOC-ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia
Feb 17 Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer in the year 1697.
Feb 24 In the year 1697 bernard S Albinus, [Weiss], German surgeon/anatomist
Mar 09 Czar Peter the Great begins tour of West-Europe in the year 1697.
Mar 09 Friederike C Neuber, German actress/author (Allerkostbarste Schatz) on this day in history.
Mar 20 In the year 1697 willem de Vlamingh returns to Batavia after exploring "South Land"
Mar 21 Czar Peter the Great begins tour through West-Europe on this day in history.
Mar 25 Hendrik Casimir II, King of Nassau-Dietzstadhouder, dies on this day in history.
Mar 29 Nikolaus Bruhns, composer, dies in the year 1697.
Mar 30 John-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor on this day in history.
Apr 01 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author in the year 1697.
Apr 05 In the year 1697 charles XI, King of Sweden (1660-97), dies at 41
Apr 08 In the year 1697 pierre Prowo, composer
Apr 15 On this day in history charles XII succeeds Charles XI as King of Sweden
Apr 16 On this day in history johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer
Apr 23 George Baron Anson, British admiral/explorer on this day in history.
May 07 On this day in history stockholm's royal castle (dating back to medieval times) is destroyed by fire (in the 18th century, it is replaced by the current Royal Palace).
May 10 Jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer on this day in history.
May 24 English king Willem III travels through northern Europe in the year 1697.
Jun 02 In the year 1697 monarch August van Saksen becomes Catholic
Jun 04 On this day in history jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi
Jun 11 On this day in history francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist
Jun 27 Polish parliament selects monarch August van Saksen as king in the year 1697.
Jul 10 Francois Hanot, composer on this day in history.
Jul 11 In the year 1697 jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer/cartographer
Aug 06 Charles VII, Holy Roman emperor (1742-45) on this day in history.
Sep 03 On this day in history king William's War in America ends with Treaty of Ryswick