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