Historical Events For 1697
Friday, 24 February 2017
Jan 01 Johann Pfeiffer, composer in the year 1697.
Jan 06 Carlo Mannelli, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1697 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 John Fenwick, English conspirator in the year 1697.
Jan 30 On this day in history johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist/composer
Feb 03 On this day in history sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island
Feb 04 In the year 1697 3 VOC-ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia
Feb 17 Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer on this day in history.
Feb 24 Bernard S Albinus, [Weiss], German surgeon/anatomist on this day in history.
Mar 09 On this day in history czar Peter the Great begins tour of West-Europe
Mar 09 In the year 1697 friederike C Neuber, German actress/author (Allerkostbarste Schatz)
Mar 20 In the year 1697 willem de Vlamingh returns to Batavia after exploring "South Land"
Mar 21 In the year 1697 czar Peter the Great begins tour through West-Europe
Mar 25 In the year 1697 hendrik Casimir II, King of Nassau-Dietzstadhouder, dies
Mar 29 On this day in history nikolaus Bruhns, composer, dies
Mar 30 In the year 1697 john-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor
Apr 01 In the year 1697 the birth of Abbe Prevost, French author
Apr 05 Charles XI, King of Sweden (1660-97), dies at 41 in the year 1697.
Apr 08 In the year 1697 pierre Prowo, composer
Apr 15 In the year 1697 charles XII succeeds Charles XI as King of Sweden
Apr 16 Johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer in the year 1697.
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 On this day in history jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer
May 24 English king Willem III travels through northern Europe on this day in history.
Jun 02 Monarch August van Saksen becomes Catholic in the year 1697.
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 On this day in history francois Hanot, composer
Jul 11 On this day in history jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer/cartographer
Aug 06 Charles VII, Holy Roman emperor (1742-45) in the year 1697.
Sep 03 King William's War in America ends with Treaty of Ryswick on this day in history.