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Historical Events In 1797

Thursday, 23 May 2019

Oct 09   On this day in history 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   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   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   Peace of Campo Formio: Austrian Dutch possessions & France in the year 1797.  

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

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

Oct 22   On this day in history 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   On this day in history john J Rochussen, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1845-51)  

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

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

Dec 13   In the year 1797 heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt)  

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   On this day in history giovanni Marco Rutini, composer, dies at 74  

Dec 26   In the year 1797 hans Skramstad, composer  

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   Wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map) was born in the year 1797.  

Jan 10   Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer (d. 1848) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history birth of gideon Brecher, Austrian physician (d. 1873)  

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

Jan 30   On this day in history birth of edwin Vose Sumner, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1863  

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   On this day in history johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81  

Feb 11   Antoine Dauvergne, composer, dies at 83 in the year 1797.  

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   On this day in history juan Manuel Olivares, composer, dies at 36  

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