Historical Events For 1697
Thursday, 08 December 2016
Jan 01 On this day in history johann Pfeiffer, composer
Jan 06 On this day in history carlo Mannelli, composer, dies at 56
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 In the year 1697 john Fenwick, English conspirator
Jan 30 In the year 1697 johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist/composer
Feb 03 In the year 1697 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 On this day in history louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer
Feb 24 Bernard S Albinus, [Weiss], German surgeon/anatomist in the year 1697.
Mar 09 Czar Peter the Great begins tour of West-Europe on this day in history.
Mar 09 Friederike C Neuber, German actress/author (Allerkostbarste Schatz) on this day in history.
Mar 20 On this day in history willem de Vlamingh returns to Batavia after exploring "South Land"
Mar 21 Czar Peter the Great begins tour through West-Europe in the year 1697.
Mar 25 Hendrik Casimir II, King of Nassau-Dietzstadhouder, dies in the year 1697.
Mar 29 Nikolaus Bruhns, composer, dies on this day in history.
Mar 30 In the year 1697 john-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor
Apr 01 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author in the year 1697.
Apr 05 Charles XI, King of Sweden (1660-97), dies at 41 in the year 1697.
Apr 08 On this day in history pierre Prowo, composer
Apr 15 In the year 1697 charles XII succeeds Charles XI as King of Sweden
Apr 16 Johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer on this day in history.
Apr 23 George Baron Anson, British admiral/explorer on this day in history.
May 07 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) in the year 1697.
May 10 On this day in history jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer
May 24 In the year 1697 english king Willem III travels through northern Europe
Jun 02 On this day in history monarch August van Saksen becomes Catholic
Jun 04 In the year 1697 jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi
Jun 11 In the year 1697 francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist
Jun 27 Polish parliament selects monarch August van Saksen as king on this day in history.
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 In the year 1697 king William's War in America ends with Treaty of Ryswick