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Historical Events In 1797

Friday, 14 August 2020

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

Jan 01   In the year 1797 albany replaces New York City as capital of NY  

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

Jan 04   In the year 1797 wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map)  

Jan 07   The modern Italian flag is first used on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Francis Lightfoot Lee, US farmer (singer Decl of Independ), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Elisabeth C von Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederick II, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1797 1st top hat worn (John Etherington of London)  

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

Jan 26   Russia, Prussia & Austria sign treaty in the year 1797.  

Jan 26   Russia, Prussia &Austria sign treaty in the year 1797.  

Jan 30   Congress refuses to accept 1st petitions from American blacks in the year 1797.  

Jan 30   Congress refuses to accept first petitions from American blacks in the year 1797.  

Jan 30   Edwin Vose Sumner, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863 in the year 1797.  

Jan 30   Johann Abraham Sixt, composer, dies at 40 in the year 1797.  

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

Jan 31   In the year 1797 the birth of Franz Schubert, Austrian composer  

Feb 04   On this day in history earthquake in Quito, Ecuador kills 40,000  

Feb 04   Earthquake in Quito, Ecuador kills 41,000 in the year 1797.  

Feb 06   Joseph Maria von Radowitz, Prussian minister of Foreign affairs in the year 1797.  

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

Feb 15   In the year 1797 battle of Cape St Vincent  

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 19   On this day in history 1/3 of papal domain ceded to France  

Feb 21   Trinidad, West Indies surrenders to British on this day in history.  

Feb 21   Trinidad, West Indies surrenders to the British on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history last Invasion of Britain: 1797 The Last Invasion of Britain by the French, begins near Fishguard, Wales.  

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

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

Feb 25   Colonel William Tate and his force of 1000-1500 soldiers surrender after the Last Invasion of Britain in the year 1797.  

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   In the year 1797 birth of wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map)  

Jan 10   Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer (d. 1848) was born in the year 1797.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of edwin Vose Sumner, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  

Jan 31   On this day in history birth of franz Peter Schubert, Lichtenthal Aust, composer (Unfinished Symphony)  

Feb 06   On this day in history birth of joseph Maria von Radowitz, Prussian minister of Foreign affairs  

Feb 15   Henry Engelhard Steinway, piano maker (Steinway) was born in the year 1797.  

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Elisabeth C von Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederick II, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Jan 30   In the year 1797 johann Abraham Sixt, composer, dies at 40  

Feb 08   In the year 1797 johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81  

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

Feb 22   Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen, German officer and adventurer (b. 1720) died in the year 1797.  

Feb 27   On this day in history benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele, composer, dies at 61  

Mar 01   On this day in history juan Manuel Olivares, composer, dies at 36  

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