Historical Events In 1697
Saturday, 14 December 2019
Jan 01 Johann Pfeiffer, composer on this day in history.
Jan 06 Carlo Mannelli, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1697.
Jan 16 Richard Savage, English poet in the year 1697.
Jan 26 In the year 1697 isaac Newton receives Jean Bernoulli's 6 month time-limit problem, solves problem before going to bed that same night
Jan 28 On this day in history john Fenwick, English conspirator
Jan 30 Johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist/composer in the year 1697.
Feb 03 In the year 1697 sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island
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 In the year 1697 bernard S Albinus, [Weiss], German surgeon/anatomist
Mar 09 In the year 1697 czar Peter the Great begins tour of West-Europe
Mar 09 Friederike C Neuber, German actress/author (Allerkostbarste Schatz) on this day in history.
Mar 20 Willem de Vlamingh returns to Batavia after exploring "South Land" in the year 1697.
Mar 21 In the year 1697 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 On this day in history nikolaus Bruhns, composer, dies
Mar 30 In the year 1697 john-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor
Apr 01 On this day in history the birth of Abbe Prevost, French author
Apr 05 Charles XI, King of Sweden (1660-97), dies at 41 on this day in history.
Apr 08 Pierre Prowo, composer in the year 1697.
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 George Baron Anson, British admiral/explorer in the year 1697.
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 In the year 1697 jean Marie I'aine Leclair, composer
May 24 English king Willem III travels through northern Europe on this day in history.
Jun 02 Monarch August van Saksen becomes Catholic in the year 1697.
Jun 04 Jacob Israel Emden, [Jacob ben Tswi], German rabbi in the year 1697.
Jun 11 In the year 1697 francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist
Jun 27 Polish parliament selects monarch August van Saksen as king in the year 1697.
Jul 10 Francois Hanot, composer on this day in history.
Jul 11 On this day in history jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d'Anville, French geographer/cartographer
Aug 06 In the year 1697 charles VII, Holy Roman emperor (1742-45)
Sep 03 King William's War in America ends with Treaty of Ryswick on this day in history.