Historical Events In 1697
Tuesday, 12 November 2019
Jan 01 Johann Pfeiffer, composer on this day in history.
Jan 06 On this day in history carlo Mannelli, composer, dies at 56
Jan 16 In the year 1697 richard Savage, English poet
Jan 26 Isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night on this day in history.
Jan 28 John Fenwick, English conspirator on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 3 VOC-ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia
Feb 17 Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1697 bernard S Albinus, [Weiss], German surgeon/anatomist
Mar 09 On this day in history czar Peter the Great begins tour of West-Europe
Mar 09 Friederike C Neuber, German actress/author (Allerkostbarste Schatz) on this day in history.
Mar 20 Willem de Vlamingh returns to Batavia after exploring "South Land" in the year 1697.
Mar 21 Czar Peter the Great begins tour through West-Europe in the year 1697.
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 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 On this day in history charles XI, King of Sweden (1660-97), dies at 41
Apr 08 On this day in history pierre Prowo, composer
Apr 15 Charles XII succeeds Charles XI as King of Sweden in the year 1697.
Apr 16 On this day in history johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer
Apr 23 In the year 1697 george Baron Anson, British admiral/explorer
May 07 In the year 1697 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 In the year 1697 jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer
May 24 In the year 1697 english king Willem III travels through northern Europe
Jun 02 Monarch August van Saksen becomes Catholic in the year 1697.
Jun 04 Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi on this day in history.
Jun 11 Francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist on this day in history.
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 Jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer/cartographer in the year 1697.
Aug 06 In the year 1697 charles VII, Holy Roman emperor (1742-45)
Sep 03 King William's War in America ends with Treaty of Ryswick on this day in history.