Historical Events In 1695
Thursday, 19 May 2022
Oct 10 King Willem III escapes South Netherlands, back to England on this day in history.
Nov 20 Zumbi, Brazilian runaway slave in the year 1695.
Nov 20 Zumbi, the last of the leaders of Quilombo dos Palmares in early Brazil, is executed in the year 1695.
Nov 21 In the year 1695 henry Purcell, English composer (Indian Queen), dies at 36
Nov 28 Giovanni Paulo Colonna, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
Dec 31 In the year 1695 a window tax is imposed in England, causing many shopkeepers to brick up their windows to avoid the tax.