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Historical Events In 1797

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Oct 09   Elia van Vilnius, Latvian rabbi, dies at 77 in the year 1797.  

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

Oct 21   In the year 1797 uS Navy frigate Constitution, Old Ironsides, launched in Boston  

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

Oct 22   On this day in history andr,-Jacques Garnerin makes first parachute jump from balloon (Paris)  

Oct 22   The First Parachute Jump from hot air balloon over Paris in the year 1797.  

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

Nov 04   Aleksander A Bestuzhev-Marlinsky, Russian author in the year 1797.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 01   Oliver Wolcott, US judge/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 71 in the year 1797.  

Dec 03   Francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore in the year 1797.  

Dec 11   Hiram Paulding, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1878 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Dec 19   In the year 1797 josef Theodor Krov, composer  

Dec 22   Giovanni Marco Rutini, composer, dies at 74 in the year 1797.  

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

Jan 12   Gideon Brecher, Austrian physician (d. 1873) was born on this day in history.  

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

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   Joseph Maria von Radowitz, Prussian minister of Foreign affairs was born on this day in history.  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1797 elisabeth C von Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederick II, dies at 81  

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

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

Feb 11   In the year 1797 antoine Dauvergne, composer, dies at 83  

Feb 22   Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen, German officer and adventurer (b. 1720) died on this day in history.  

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

Mar 01   Juan Manuel Olivares, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

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