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Historical Events In 1797

Thursday, 13 May 2021

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

Oct 10   In the year 1797 carter Braxton, US boer/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 61  

Oct 11   On this day in history battle at Kamperduin: English fleet destroys Bataafse  

Oct 11   In the year 1797 british naval forces defeat Dutch off Camperdown, the Netherlands  

Oct 12   Pierre de Jelyotte, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1797.  

Oct 13   In the year 1797 william Motherwell, Scottish civil servant/poet  

Oct 17   Peace of Campo Formio: Austrian Dutch possessions & France in the year 1797.  

Oct 21   US Navy frigate Constitution, Old Ironsides, launched in Boston in the year 1797.  

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

Oct 22   In the year 1797 andr,-Jacques Garnerin makes first parachute jump from balloon (Paris)  

Oct 22   In the year 1797 the First Parachute Jump from hot air balloon over Paris  

Oct 23   On this day in history john J Rochussen, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1845-51)  

Nov 04   In the year 1797 aleksander A Bestuzhev-Marlinsky, Russian author  

Nov 07   Silas Horton Stringham, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1876 on this day in history.  

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

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

Nov 23   Gabor Matray, composer on this day in history.  

Nov 29   On this day in history domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti, composer  

Dec 01   In the year 1797 oliver Wolcott, US judge/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 71  

Dec 03   On this day in history francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore  

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) in the year 1797.  

Dec 13   On this day in history the birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer  

Dec 17   Joseph Henry, US, scientist/inventor/pioneer of electromagnetism in the year 1797.  

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

Dec 22   Giovanni Marco Rutini, composer, dies at 74 on this day in history.  

Dec 26   In the year 1797 hans Skramstad, composer  

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   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   On this day in history 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   Joseph Maria von Radowitz, Prussian minister of Foreign affairs was born in the year 1797.  

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

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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