On This Day

What Happened on October 22, 1797

Jumping Jacques Makes First Parachute Descent

Historical Events

  • Andre-Jacques Garnerin makes 1st parachute descent from a balloon in Paris
1797 Highlights

About October 22, 1797

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 9 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Libra