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Historical Events In 1797

Monday, 16 May 2022

Jan 01   Albany becomes the capital of New York state on this day in history.  

Jan 01   Albany replaces New York City as capital of NY in the year 1797.  

Jan 01   In the year 1797 albany replaces NYC as capital of NY  

Jan 04   Wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map) on this day in history.  

Jan 07   In the year 1797 the modern Italian flag is first used.  

Jan 11   In the year 1797 francis Lightfoot Lee, US farmer (singer Decl of Independ), dies at 62  

Jan 13   Elisabeth C von Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederick II, dies at 81 in the year 1797.  

Jan 15   1st top hat worn (John Etherington of London) on this day in history.  

Jan 15   The first top hat worn (John Etherington of London) in the year 1797.  

Jan 26   Russia, Prussia & Austria sign treaty on this day in history.  

Jan 26   Russia, Prussia &Austria sign treaty on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1797 congress refuses to accept 1st petitions from American blacks  

Jan 30   Congress refuses to accept first petitions from American blacks on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Edwin Vose Sumner, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   Johann Abraham Sixt, composer, dies at 40 on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Franz Peter Schubert, Lichtenthal Aust, composer (Unfinished Symphony) on this day in history.  

Jan 31   On this day in history the birth of Franz Schubert, Austrian composer  

Feb 04   Earthquake in Quito, Ecuador kills 40,000 in the year 1797.  

Feb 04   On this day in history earthquake in Quito, Ecuador kills 41,000  

Feb 06   In the year 1797 joseph Maria von Radowitz, Prussian minister of Foreign affairs  

Feb 08   Johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1797.  

Feb 11   Antoine Dauvergne, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1797.  

Feb 12   In the year 1797 haydn's song "Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser," premieres in Vienna  

Feb 15   Battle of Cape St Vincent in the year 1797.  

Feb 15   On this day in history henry Engelhard Steinway, piano maker (Steinway)  

Feb 18   Trinidad is surrendered to a British fleet under the command of Sir Ralph Abercromby in the year 1797.  

Feb 19   In the year 1797 1/3 of papal domain ceded to France  

Feb 21   In the year 1797 trinidad, West Indies surrenders to British  

Feb 21   On this day in history trinidad, West Indies surrenders to the British  

Feb 22   In the year 1797 last Invasion of Britain: 1797 The Last Invasion of Britain by the French, begins near Fishguard, Wales.  

Feb 22   In the year 1797 william I, Berlin, King of Prussia (1861-88)/German Emperor (1871-88)  

Feb 24   Samuel Lover, composer on this day in history.  

Feb 25   On this day in history colonel William Tate and his force of 1000-1500 soldiers surrender after the Last Invasion of Britain  

Feb 26   Bank of England issues 1st £1-note in the year 1797.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1797

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map)  

Jan 10   Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer (d. 1848) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of gideon Brecher, Austrian physician (d. 1873)  

Jan 22   Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Empress of Brazil (d. 1826) was born in the year 1797.  

Jan 30   Edwin Vose Sumner, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 was born on this day in history.  

Jan 31   Franz Peter Schubert, Lichtenthal Aust, composer (Unfinished Symphony) was born in the year 1797.  

Feb 06   In the year 1797 birth of joseph Maria von Radowitz, Prussian minister of Foreign affairs  

Feb 15   In the year 1797 birth of henry Engelhard Steinway, piano maker (Steinway)  

Famous Deaths In 1797

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 11   Francis Lightfoot Lee, US farmer (singer Decl of Independ), dies at 62 in the year 1797.  

Jan 13   On this day in history elisabeth C von Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederick II, dies at 81  

Jan 30   On this day in history johann Abraham Sixt, composer, dies at 40  

Feb 08   Johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81 in the year 1797.  

Feb 11   On this day in history antoine Dauvergne, composer, dies at 83  

Feb 22   In the year 1797 death of karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen, German officer and adventurer (b. 1720)  

Feb 27   Benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.  

Mar 01   In the year 1797 juan Manuel Olivares, composer, dies at 36  

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