Historical Events In 1697
Monday, 21 January 2019
Jan 01 On this day in history johann Pfeiffer, composer
Jan 06 Carlo Mannelli, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1697.
Jan 16 Richard Savage, English poet on this day in history.
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 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 on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history 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 John-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor in the year 1697.
Apr 01 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author on this day in history.
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 Charles XII succeeds Charles XI as King of Sweden in the year 1697.
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 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) on this day in history.
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 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 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 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 In the year 1697 king William's War in America ends with Treaty of Ryswick