1797 Calendar

January
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February
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March
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April
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May
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June
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July
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August
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September
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October
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November
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December
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What Happened In Year 1797?

  • January 7, 1797 – The modern Italian flag is first used.
  • January 13, 1797 – French Revolutionary Wars: A naval battle between a French ship of the line and two British frigates off the coast of Brittany ends with the French vessel running ashore, resulting in the death of over 900.
  • February 4, 1797 – The Riobamba earthquake strikes Ecuador, causing up to 40,000 casualties.
  • February 14, 1797 – French Revolutionary Wars: Battle of Cape St. Vincent – John Jervis, (later 1st Earl of St Vincent) and Horatio Nelson (later 1st Viscount Nelson) lead the British Royal Navy to victory over a Spanish fleet in action near Gibraltar.
  • February 18, 1797 – French Revolutionary Wars: Sir Ralph Abercromby and a fleet of 18 British warships invade Trinidad.
  • February 22, 1797 – The Last Invasion of Britain begins near Fishguard, Wales.
  • February 25, 1797 – Colonel William Tate and his force of 1000-1500 soldiers surrender after the Last Invasion of Britain.
  • March 2, 1797 – The Bank of England issues the first one-pound and two-pound banknotes.
  • March 4, 1797 – In the first ever peaceful transfer of power between elected leaders in modern times, John Adams is sworn in as President of the United States, succeeding George Washington.
  • April 17, 1797 – Citizens of Verona, Italy, begin an eight-day rebellion against the French occupying forces, which will end unsuccessfully.
  • April 18, 1797 – The Battle of Neuwied – French victory against the Austrians.
  • May 12, 1797 – First Coalition: Napoleon I of France conquers Venice.
  • July 22, 1797 – Battle of Santa Cruz de Tenerife: Battle between Spanish and British naval forces during the French Revolutionary Wars. During the Battle, Rear-Admiral Nelson is wounded in the arm and the arm had to be partially amputated.
  • July 25, 1797 – Horatio Nelson loses more than 300 men and his right arm during the failed conquest attempt of Tenerife (Spain).
  • September 4, 1797 – Coup of 18 Fructidor in France.
  • October 11, 1797 – Battle of Camperdown: Naval battle between Royal Navy and Royal Netherlands Navy during the French Revolutionary Wars. The outcome of the battle was a decisive British victory.
  • October 18, 1797 – Treaty of Campo Formio is signed between France and Austria
  • October 21, 1797 – In Boston Harbor, the 44-gun United States Navy frigate USS Constitution is launched.
  • October 22, 1797 – One thousand meters (3,200 feet) above Paris, André-Jacques Garnerin makes the first recorded parachute jump.

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