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Historical Events In 1698

Thursday, 22 April 2021

Jan 04   Most of the Palace of Whitehall in London, the main residence of the English monarchs, is destroyed by fire in the year 1698.  

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 in the year 1698.  

Feb 16   Pierre Bouguer, French mathematician (heliometer) in the year 1698.  

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

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

Apr 05   Georg Gottfried Wagner, composer in the year 1698.  

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

Jun 11   In the year 1698 balthasar Bekker, Frisian theologist (Enchanted World), dies at 64  

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 in the year 1698.  

Jul 16   Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer, dies at 84 in the year 1698.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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

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

Sep 28   On this day in history pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, France, mathematician/astronomer  

Oct 07   On this day in history henri Madin, composer  

Oct 11   France, England & Netherlands signs 1st Extermination treaty in the year 1698.  

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   Jacobus Houbraken, Dutch engraver/illustrator on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1698

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 03   In the year 1698 birth of pietro Metastasio, Italian poet (d. 1782)  

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

Mar 06   In the year 1698 birth of john Alberti, Dutch theologist/philologist  

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

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

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

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   Louis-Sébastien Le Nain de Tillemont, French historian (b. 1637) died on this day in history.  

Mar 14   In the year 1698 death of claes Rålamb, Swedish statesman (b. 1622)  

Apr 29   Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis, First Lord of the British Admiralty (b. 1655) died on this day in history.  

May 15   Marie Champmeslé, French actress (b. 1642) died in the year 1698.  

Jun 11   In the year 1698 balthasar Bekker, Frisian theologist (Enchanted World), dies at 64  

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

Jul 18   In the year 1698 death of johann Heinrich Heidegger, Swiss theologian (b. 1633)  

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

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