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Historical Events In 1797

Monday, 10 August 2020

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 on this day in history.  

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

Oct 11   On this day in history 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   1st sky diver (Andre-Jacques Trim, above Paris) on this day in history.  

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

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

Oct 23   In the year 1797 john J Rochussen, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1845-51)  

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

Nov 07   On this day in history silas Horton Stringham, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1876  

Nov 14   Charles Lyell, Scotland, geologist (Principles of Geology) on this day in history.  

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

Nov 23   In the year 1797 gabor Matray, composer  

Nov 29   In the year 1797 domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti, composer  

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

Dec 03   In the year 1797 francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore  

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   The birth of Heinrich Heine, German romantic poet and writer in the year 1797.  

Dec 17   Joseph Henry, US, scientist/inventor/pioneer of electromagnetism on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1797 hans Skramstad, composer  

Dec 26   On this day in history john Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72  

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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 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 in the year 1797.  

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

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

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

Feb 22   In the year 1797 death of karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen, German officer and adventurer (b. 1720)  

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

Mar 01   Juan Manuel Olivares, composer, dies at 36 in the year 1797.  

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