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Historical Events In 1797

Wednesday, 01 April 2020

Oct 09   Elia van Vilnius, Latvian rabbi, dies at 77 in the year 1797.  

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

Oct 12   In the year 1797 pierre de Jelyotte, composer, dies at 84  

Oct 13   On this day in history william Motherwell, Scottish civil servant/poet  

Oct 17   On this day in history 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   In the year 1797 1st sky diver (Andre-Jacques Trim, above Paris)  

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

Oct 22   On this day in history the First Parachute Jump from hot air balloon over Paris  

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   On this day in history silas Horton Stringham, Rear Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1876  

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 in the year 1797.  

Nov 29   In the year 1797 domenico Gaetano Maria Donizetti, composer  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Dec 13   Heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt) on this day in history.  

Dec 13   On this day in history 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   On this day in history josef Theodor Krov, composer  

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   John Wilkes, English journalist/Higher/Lower house leader, dies at 72 in the year 1797.  

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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   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   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 on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1797.  

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

Feb 22   Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen, German officer and adventurer (b. 1720) died on this day in history.  

Feb 27   On this day in history benvenuto Robbio San Rafaele, composer, dies at 61  

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

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