Historical Events In 1697
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
Jan 01 On this day in history johann Pfeiffer, composer
Jan 06 In the year 1697 carlo Mannelli, composer, dies at 56
Jan 16 On this day in history richard Savage, English poet
Jan 26 Isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night on this day in history.
Jan 28 John Fenwick, English conspirator on this day in history.
Jan 30 Johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist/composer in the year 1697.
Feb 03 Sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island in the year 1697.
Feb 04 In the year 1697 3 VOC-ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia
Feb 17 Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer in the year 1697.
Feb 24 On this day in history bernard S Albinus, [Weiss], German surgeon/anatomist
Mar 09 Czar Peter the Great begins tour of West-Europe in the year 1697.
Mar 09 Friederike C Neuber, German actress/author (Allerkostbarste Schatz) in the year 1697.
Mar 20 Willem de Vlamingh returns to Batavia after exploring "South Land" in the year 1697.
Mar 21 Czar Peter the Great begins tour through West-Europe on this day in history.
Mar 25 Hendrik Casimir II, King of Nassau-Dietzstadhouder, dies in the year 1697.
Mar 29 Nikolaus Bruhns, composer, dies on this day in history.
Mar 30 John-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor in the year 1697.
Apr 01 The birth of Abbe Prevost, French author in the year 1697.
Apr 05 Charles XI, King of Sweden (1660-97), dies at 41 in the year 1697.
Apr 08 Pierre Prowo, composer on this day in history.
Apr 15 Charles XII succeeds Charles XI as King of Sweden in the year 1697.
Apr 16 In the year 1697 johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer
Apr 23 In the year 1697 george Baron Anson, British admiral/explorer
May 07 Stockholm's royal castle (dating back to medieval times) is destroyed by fire (in the 18th century, it is replaced by the current Royal Palace) on this day in history.
May 10 Jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer in the year 1697.
May 24 In the year 1697 english king Willem III travels through northern Europe
Jun 02 In the year 1697 monarch August van Saksen becomes Catholic
Jun 04 Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi in the year 1697.
Jun 11 Francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist in the year 1697.
Jun 27 In the year 1697 polish parliament selects monarch August van Saksen as king
Jul 10 In the year 1697 francois Hanot, composer
Jul 11 Jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer/cartographer in the year 1697.
Aug 06 Charles VII, Holy Roman emperor (1742-45) on this day in history.
Sep 03 King William's War in America ends with Treaty of Ryswick on this day in history.