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Historical Events In 1797

Thursday, 21 November 2019

Oct 09   In the year 1797 elia van Vilnius, Latvian rabbi, dies at 77  

Oct 10   Carter Braxton, US boer/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 61 in the year 1797.  

Oct 11   In the year 1797 battle at Kamperduin: English fleet destroys Bataafse  

Oct 11   British naval forces defeat Dutch off Camperdown, the Netherlands on this day in history.  

Oct 12   Pierre de Jelyotte, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Oct 13   William Motherwell, Scottish civil servant/poet in the year 1797.  

Oct 17   Peace of Campo Formio: Austrian Dutch possessions & France on this day in history.  

Oct 21   On this day in history uS Navy frigate Constitution, Old Ironsides, launched in Boston  

Oct 22   On this day in history 1st sky diver (Andre-Jacques Trim, above Paris)  

Oct 22   Andr,-Jacques Garnerin makes first parachute jump from balloon (Paris) in the year 1797.  

Oct 22   The First Parachute Jump from hot air balloon over Paris on this day in history.  

Oct 23   John J Rochussen, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1845-51) in the year 1797.  

Nov 04   Aleksander A Bestuzhev-Marlinsky, Russian author on this day in history.  

Nov 07   In the year 1797 silas Horton Stringham, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1876  

Nov 14   On this day in history charles Lyell, Scotland, geologist (Principles of Geology)  

Nov 16   On this day in history frederik Willem II, king of Prussia (1786-97), dies at 53  

Nov 23   In the year 1797 gabor Matray, composer  

Nov 29   Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 01   Oliver Wolcott, US judge/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 71 on this day in history.  

Dec 03   Francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore on this day in history.  

Dec 11   On this day in history hiram Paulding, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1878  

Dec 13   Heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt) on this day in history.  

Dec 13   The birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer on this day in history.  

Dec 17   On this day in history joseph Henry, US, scientist/inventor/pioneer of electromagnetism  

Dec 19   Josef Theodor Krov, composer in the year 1797.  

Dec 22   In the year 1797 giovanni Marco Rutini, composer, dies at 74  

Dec 26   Hans Skramstad, composer on this day in history.  

Dec 26   John Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72 in the year 1797.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1797

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 04   Wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map) was born in the year 1797.  

Jan 10   In the year 1797 birth of annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer (d. 1848)  

Jan 12   Gideon Brecher, Austrian physician (d. 1873) was born in the year 1797.  

Jan 22   In the year 1797 birth of maria Leopoldina of Austria, Empress of Brazil (d. 1826)  

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 30   In the year 1797 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   Juan Manuel Olivares, composer, dies at 36 in the year 1797.  

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