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Historical Events In 1797

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Oct 09   In the year 1797 elia van Vilnius, Latvian rabbi, dies at 77  

Oct 10   Carter Braxton, US boer/signer (Decl of Independence), dies at 61 on this day in history.  

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   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   On this day in history the First Parachute Jump from hot air balloon over Paris  

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

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

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   On this day in history frederik Willem II, king of Prussia (1786-97), dies at 53  

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

Nov 29   On this day in history domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti, composer  

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

Dec 03   On this day in history francis P Kenrick, Irish/US archbishop of Baltimore  

Dec 11   Hiram Paulding, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1878 in the year 1797.  

Dec 13   Heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt) in the year 1797.  

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 in the year 1797.  

Dec 19   Josef Theodor Krov, composer on this day in history.  

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

Dec 26   Hans Skramstad, composer in the year 1797.  

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   On this day in history birth of wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map)  

Jan 10   On this day in history birth of annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer (d. 1848)  

Jan 12   In the year 1797 birth of gideon Brecher, Austrian physician (d. 1873)  

Jan 22   On this day in history 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   In the year 1797 birth of franz Peter Schubert, Lichtenthal Aust, composer (Unfinished Symphony)  

Feb 06   Joseph Maria von Radowitz, Prussian minister of Foreign affairs was born in the year 1797.  

Feb 15   Henry Engelhard Steinway, piano maker (Steinway) was born in the year 1797.  

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   Elisabeth C von Brunswick-Bevern, wife of Frederick II, dies at 81 in the year 1797.  

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

Feb 08   In the year 1797 johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81  

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

Feb 22   In the year 1797 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   Juan Manuel Olivares, composer, dies at 36 on this day in history.  

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