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Historical Events In 1698

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

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   On this day in history russian Czar Peter the Great departs Neth to England  

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

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

Mar 06   On this day in history john Alberti, Dutch theologist/philologist  

Mar 10   In the year 1698 gaetano Maria Schiassi, composer  

Apr 05   In the year 1698 georg Gottfried Wagner, composer  

May 08   In the year 1698 the birth of Henry Baker, English naturalist  

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 in the year 1698.  

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

Aug 18   On this day in history russian czar Peter the Great arrives in Zaandam  

Aug 19   In the year 1698 russian czar Peter the Great begins term  

Aug 25   Czar Peter the Great returns to Moscow after trip through West-Europe in the year 1698.  

Aug 27   In the year 1698 baal Shem Tov, Founder of the Chasiddic movement {d. 1760)  

Sep 02   In the year 1698 justus Vingboons, Architect, buried  

Sep 05   Russia's Peter the Great imposes a tax on beards in the year 1698.  

Sep 28   Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, France, mathematician/astronomer in the year 1698.  

Oct 07   In the year 1698 henri Madin, composer  

Oct 11   On this day in history france, England & Netherlands signs 1st Extermination treaty  

Oct 22   In the year 1698 nicola Bonifacio Logroscino, composer  

Oct 23   In the year 1698 ange-Jacques Gabriel, French court architect (Palace de la Concorde)  

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  

Famous Birthdays In 1698

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   Pietro Metastasio, Italian poet (d. 1782) was born in the year 1698.  

Feb 16   In the year 1698 birth of pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer)  

Mar 06   John Alberti, Dutch theologist/philologist was born in the year 1698.  

Mar 10   In the year 1698 birth of gaetano Maria Schiassi, composer  

Mar 26   Václav Prokop Diviš, Czech theologian and natural scientist (d. 1765) was born in the year 1698.  

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

Jul 02   In the year 1698 birth of francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena (d. 1780)  

Aug 27   Baal Shem Tov, Founder of the Chasiddic movement {d. 1760) was born in the year 1698.  

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   In the year 1698 death of charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (b. 1655)  

May 15   In the year 1698 death of marie Champmeslé, French actress (b. 1642)  

Jun 11   On this day in history balthasar Bekker, Frisian theologist (Enchanted World), dies at 64  

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

Jul 18   Johann Heinrich Heidegger, Swiss theologian (b. 1633) died in the year 1698.  

Sep 02   On this day in history death of justus Vingboons, Architect, buried  

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