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Historical Events Happened In 1697

Jan 01   Johann Pfeiffer, composer on this day in history.  

Jan 06   Carlo Mannelli, composer, dies at 56 in the year 1697.  

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   On this day in history johann Joachim Quantz, German royal flautist/composer  

Feb 03   Sjoucke Gabbes, Frisian sailor, dies/buried on Dirk-Hartog Island on this day in history.  

Feb 04   On this day in history 3 VOC-ships anchor at Dirk-Hartogeiland, Australia  

Feb 17   Louis-Maurice de La Pierre, composer in the year 1697.  

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 on this day in history.  

Mar 09   In the year 1697 friederike C Neuber, German actress/author (Allerkostbarste Schatz)  

Mar 20   On this day in history willem de Vlamingh returns to Batavia after exploring “South Land”  

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   In the year 1697 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 in the year 1697.  

Apr 08   Pierre Prowo, composer in the year 1697.  

Apr 15   In the year 1697 charles XII succeeds Charles XI as King of Sweden  

Apr 16   In the year 1697 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   Jean Marie I’aine Leclair, composer on this day in history.  

May 24   English king Willem III travels through northern Europe in the year 1697.  

Jun 02   Monarch August van Saksen becomes Catholic on this day in history.  

Jun 04   On this day in history 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   In the year 1697 jean-Baptiste-Bourguignon d’Anville, French geographer/cartographer  

Aug 06   On this day in history charles VII, Holy Roman emperor (1742-45)  

Sep 03   On this day in history king William’s War in America ends with Treaty of Ryswick  

Sep 06   Willem Gideon Deutz, Amsterdam regent/banker/merchant in the year 1697.  

Sep 11   Battle at Zenta: Prince Eugen van Savoye beats Turkish superior power on this day in history.  

Sep 17   Battle at Zenta: Prince Eugen of Savoye beats Turks in the year 1697.  

Sep 20   Peace of Saki (ends 9 years war) on this day in history.  

Oct 08   On this day in history cornelis Consolation, Dutch portrait painter (Unseemly Love)  

Oct 18   Giovanni Canaletto, Venetian painter (Venicei Regatta on Grand Canal) on this day in history.  

Oct 30   On this day in history germany signs French/English/Spanish/Neth/Brandenburgs peace treaty ending 9 year War  

Nov 02   Constantine Huygens Jr, Poet/painter/cartoonist, buried in the year 1697.  

Nov 09   Claudio Casciolini, composer in the year 1697.  

Nov 09   On this day in history pope Innocent XII founds the city of Cervia.  

Nov 10   In the year 1697 english parliament accept army reduction  

Nov 10   William Hogarth, England, satiric painter/engraver (Rake’s Progress) on this day in history.  

Nov 25   On this day in history gerhard Tersteegen, German evangelist/poet (wrote in blood)  

Dec 02   In the year 1697 st Paul’s Cathedral opens in London  

Dec 05   Carlo Arrigoni, composer in the year 1697.  

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