Historical Events In 1697
Friday, 17 January 2020
Jan 01 Johann Pfeiffer, composer on this day in history.
Jan 06 Carlo Mannelli, composer, dies at 56 on this day in history.
Jan 16 In the year 1697 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 in the year 1697.
Jan 30 Johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist/composer on this day in history.
Feb 03 Sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island in the year 1697.
Feb 04 On this day in history 3 VOC-ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia
Feb 17 Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer on this day in history.
Feb 24 Bernard S Albinus, [Weiss], German surgeon/anatomist on this day in history.
Mar 09 Czar Peter the Great begins tour of West-Europe in the year 1697.
Mar 09 In the year 1697 friederike C Neuber, German actress/author (Allerkostbarste Schatz)
Mar 20 Willem de Vlamingh returns to Batavia after exploring "South Land" on this day in history.
Mar 21 On this day in history czar Peter the Great begins tour through West-Europe
Mar 25 Hendrik Casimir II, King of Nassau-Dietzstadhouder, dies on this day in history.
Mar 29 Nikolaus Bruhns, composer, dies in the year 1697.
Mar 30 On this day in history john-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor
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 In the year 1697 pierre Prowo, composer
Apr 15 Charles XII succeeds Charles XI as King of Sweden on this day in history.
Apr 16 On this day in history johann Gottlieb Gorner, composer
Apr 23 On this day in history george Baron Anson, British admiral/explorer
May 07 On this day in history 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).
May 10 Jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer in the year 1697.
May 24 English king Willem III travels through northern Europe on this day in history.
Jun 02 In the year 1697 monarch August van Saksen becomes Catholic
Jun 04 In the year 1697 jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi
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 In the year 1697 king William's War in America ends with Treaty of Ryswick