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.