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Historical Events Happened In 1698

Friday, 18 April 2014

Jan 04   Most of the Palace of Whitehall in London, the main residence of the English monarchs, is destroyed by fire on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Russian Czar Peter the Great departs Neth to England on this day in history.  

Jan 07   On this day in history russian Czar Peter the Great departs Netherlands to England  

Feb 16   On this day in history pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer)  

Mar 06   John Alberti, Dutch theologist/philologist on this day in history.  

Mar 10   Gaetano Maria Schiassi, composer on this day in history.  

Apr 05   Georg Gottfried Wagner, composer on this day in history.  

May 08   The birth of Henry Baker, English naturalist on this day in history.  

Jun 11   Balthasar Bekker, Frisian theologist (Enchanted World), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jul 02   Thomas Savery patents the first steam engine on this day in history.  

Jul 14   The Darien scheme begins with five ships, bearing about 1,200 people, departing Leith for the Isthmus of Panama on this day in history.  

Jul 16   On this day in history cristoph Kaldenbach, composer, dies at 84  

Aug 18   Russian czar Peter the Great arrives in Zaandam on this day in history.  

Aug 19   On this day in history russian czar Peter the Great begins term  

Aug 25   Czar Peter the Great returns to Moscow after trip through West-Europe on this day in history.  

Aug 27   Baal Shem Tov, Founder of the Chasiddic movement {d. 1760) on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Justus Vingboons, Architect, buried on this day in history.  

Sep 05   Russia's Peter the Great imposes a tax on beards on this day in history.  

Sep 28   Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, France, mathematician/astronomer on this day in history.  

Oct 07   On this day in history henri Madin, composer  

Oct 11   France, England & Netherlands signs 1st Extermination treaty on this day in history.  

Oct 22   Nicola Bonifacio Logroscino, composer on this day in history.  

Oct 23   Ange-Jacques Gabriel, French court architect (Palace de la Concorde) on this day in history.  

Nov 14   Spanish king Carlos appoints grandson prince Jozef Ferdinand as heir on this day in history.  

Dec 25   On this day in history jacobus Houbraken, Dutch engraver/illustrator  

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Famous Birthdays In 1698

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Pietro Metastasio, Italian poet (d. 1782) was born on this day in history.  

Feb 16   Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer) was born on this day in history.  

Mar 06   John Alberti, Dutch theologist/philologist was born on this day in history.  

Mar 10   On this day in history birth of gaetano Maria Schiassi, composer  

Mar 26   Václav Prokop Diviš, Czech theologian and natural scientist (d. 1765) was born on this day in history.  

Apr 05   On this day in history birth of georg Gottfried Wagner, composer  

Jul 02   Francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena (d. 1780) was born on this day in history.  

Aug 27   On this day in history birth of baal Shem Tov, Founder of the Chasiddic movement {d. 1760)  

Famous Deaths In 1698

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 10   On this day in history death of louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French historian (b. 1637)  

Mar 14   Claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (b. 1622) died on this day in history.  

Apr 29   On this day in history death of charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (b. 1655)  

May 15   On this day in history death of marie Champmeslé, French actress (b. 1642)  

Jun 11   Balthasar Bekker, Frisian theologist (Enchanted World), dies at 64 on this day in history.  

Jul 16   Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.  

Jul 18   Johann Heinrich Heidegger, Swiss theologian (b. 1633) died on this day in history.  

Sep 02   Justus Vingboons, Architect, buried died on this day in history.