Historical Events In 1697
Saturday, 26 September 2020
Jan 01 Johann Pfeiffer, composer on this day in history.
Jan 06 Carlo Mannelli, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1697.
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 Johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist/composer in the year 1697.
Feb 03 On this day in history sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island
Feb 04 3 VOC-ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia in the year 1697.
Feb 17 Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer in the year 1697.
Feb 24 On this day in history 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) in the year 1697.
Mar 20 Willem de Vlamingh returns to Batavia after exploring "South Land" in the year 1697.
Mar 21 On this day in history czar Peter the Great begins tour through West-Europe
Mar 25 Hendrik Casimir II, King of Nassau-Dietzstadhouder, dies in the year 1697.
Mar 29 In the year 1697 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 In the year 1697 charles XI, King of Sweden (1660-97), dies at 41
Apr 08 Pierre Prowo, composer on this day in history.
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 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 Jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer on this day in history.
May 24 English king Willem III travels through northern Europe on this day in history.
Jun 02 Monarch August van Saksen becomes Catholic on this day in history.
Jun 04 Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi in the year 1697.
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 Francois Hanot, composer in the year 1697.
Jul 11 Jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer/cartographer in the year 1697.
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.