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Historical Events In 1797

Sunday, 28 February 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   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   Pierre de Jelyotte, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1797.  

Oct 13   William Motherwell, Scottish civil servant/poet in the year 1797.  

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

Oct 21   US Navy frigate Constitution, Old Ironsides, launched in Boston on this day in history.  

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

Nov 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1797 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   On this day in history gabor Matray, composer  

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

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

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 in the year 1797.  

Dec 13   On this day in history heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt)  

Dec 13   On this day in history 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   Josef Theodor Krov, composer on this day in history.  

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

Dec 26   Hans Skramstad, composer in the year 1797.  

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   In the year 1797 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   Gideon Brecher, Austrian physician (d. 1873) was born in the year 1797.  

Jan 22   Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Empress of Brazil (d. 1826) was born in the year 1797.  

Jan 30   On this day in history 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   On this day in history birth of joseph Maria von Radowitz, Prussian minister of Foreign affairs  

Feb 15   Henry Engelhard Steinway, piano maker (Steinway) was born on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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