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Historical Events In 1797

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Oct 09   Elia van Vilnius, Latvian rabbi, dies at 77 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 11   Battle at Kamperduin: English fleet destroys Bataafse on this day in history.  

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

Oct 12   On this day in history pierre de Jelyotte, composer, dies at 84  

Oct 13   William Motherwell, Scottish civil servant/poet on this day in history.  

Oct 17   In the year 1797 peace of Campo Formio: Austrian Dutch possessions & France  

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 in the year 1797.  

Oct 23   In the year 1797 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   Charles Lyell, Scotland, geologist (Principles of Geology) in the year 1797.  

Nov 16   Frederik Willem II, king of Prussia (1786-97), dies at 53 in the year 1797.  

Nov 23   On this day in history gabor Matray, composer  

Nov 29   Domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti, composer in the year 1797.  

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   Hiram Paulding, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1878 on this day in history.  

Dec 13   In the year 1797 heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt)  

Dec 13   In the year 1797 the birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer  

Dec 17   In the year 1797 joseph Henry, US, scientist/inventor/pioneer of electromagnetism  

Dec 19   On this day in history josef Theodor Krov, composer  

Dec 22   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Famous Deaths In 1797

Famous People Died In This Year In History

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

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 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   Antoine Dauvergne, composer, dies at 83 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history death of karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen, German officer and adventurer (b. 1720)  

Feb 27   Benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1797.  

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

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