Historical Events In 1694
Monday, 25 January 2021
Jan 06 Francesco Morosini, Italian army general, dies on this day in history.
Jan 07 In the year 1694 charles Gerard, 1st Earl of Macclesfield, English general (bc. 1618)
Jan 30 Joseph Joachim Benedict Munster, composer on this day in history.
Feb 01 John L baron van Elderen, 63rd bishop of Liege (1688-94), dies at 73 on this day in history.
Feb 20 The birth of Voltaire, French writer and scientist on this day in history.
Apr 03 Ferdinand van Apshoven de Jongere, Flemish painter, buried at 64 in the year 1694.
Apr 07 On this day in history coelestin Praelisauer, composer
Apr 10 In the year 1694 duke Victor Amadeus of Savoye attacks Casale
Apr 27 Frederik August I "the Strong" becomes monarch of Saksen on this day in history.
Apr 27 On this day in history johan Georg IV, elector of Saxony (1691-94), dies at 25
Jun 04 On this day in history francois Quesnay, French personal physician of Louis XIV
Jun 07 On this day in history english invasion army under Thomas Talmash reaches Brest
Jun 08 English troop landing at Brest attack (300 killed) in the year 1694.
Jun 20 On this day in history hans A Brorson, Danish poet/bishop of Ribe
Jun 29 In the year 1694 dutch fleet attacks French grain transports
Jul 04 In the year 1694 louis-Claude Daquin, [d'Acquin], French organist/composer (La Rose)
Jul 07 Dokusho, Zen teacher, Obaku line, dies in the year 1694.
Jul 11 Charles-Antoine Coypel, French carpet designer on this day in history.
Jul 26 On this day in history johann Samuel Endler, composer
Jul 27 Bank of England chartered in the year 1694.
Jul 27 Bank of England granted 12 year charter by Act of Parliament in the year 1694.
Jul 27 On this day in history parliament creates The Bank of England
Jul 27 On this day in history the Bank of England receives a royal charter as a commercial institution.
Aug 05 Leonardo Ortensio Salvatore de Leo, composer in the year 1694.
Aug 08 In the year 1694 antoine Arnauld [le grand Arnauld], French lawyer/theology, dies at 82
Aug 24 In the year 1694 theodor A Freiherr von Neuhoff, German adventurer/king [or 8/25]
Sep 05 Frantisek Antonin Mica, composer on this day in history.
Sep 22 Lord Chesterfield, letter writer; introduced Gregorian calendar (1752) in the year 1694.
Sep 23 Francesco Passarini, composer, dies at 57 on this day in history.
Sep 27 On this day in history hurricane hits Carlisle Bay Barbados; 27 Brit ships sink & 3,000 die
Sep 28 On this day in history mouton, mathematician, dies
Oct 12 In the year 1694 matsuo Basho, greatest Japanese haiku poet, dies
Oct 16 Samuel Freiherr von Pufendorf, German lawyer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Oct 23 American colonial forces, led by Sir William Phipps, fail to seize Quebec on this day in history.