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Historical Events In 1797

Monday, 20 January 2020

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

Oct 11   British naval forces defeat Dutch off Camperdown, the Netherlands in the year 1797.  

Oct 12   Pierre de Jelyotte, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Oct 13   In the year 1797 william Motherwell, Scottish civil servant/poet  

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) in the year 1797.  

Oct 22   Andr,-Jacques Garnerin makes first parachute jump from balloon (Paris) on this day in history.  

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   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   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 in the year 1797.  

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

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

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 19   On this day in history josef Theodor Krov, composer  

Dec 22   In the year 1797 giovanni Marco Rutini, composer, dies at 74  

Dec 26   In the year 1797 hans Skramstad, composer  

Dec 26   In the year 1797 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 in the year 1797.  

Jan 12   Gideon Brecher, Austrian physician (d. 1873) was born on this day in history.  

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 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   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   In the year 1797 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   Johann Friedrich Doles, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.  

Feb 11   In the year 1797 antoine Dauvergne, composer, dies at 83  

Feb 22   Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen, German officer and adventurer (b. 1720) died in the year 1797.  

Feb 27   Benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1797.  

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

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