Events in year of 1699

  • 01-14Massachusetts holds day of fasting for wrongly persecuting "witches"
  • 01-26Venice, Poland and Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
  • 02-04350 rebellious Streltsi executed in Moscow
  • 03-04Jews are expelled from Lubeck Germany
  • 06-11England, France and Netherlands agree on 2nd Extermination treaty of Spain
  • 07-06Pirate Captain William Kidd is captured in Boston
  • 09-22People of Rotterdam strike over high cost of butter
  • 11-22Treaty of Preobrasjensku Denmark / Russia / Saksen / Poland divide Sweden
  • 12-03Baron Jacob Hop appointed Treasurer General of the Hague
  • 12-20Peter the Great ordered Russian New Year changed-Sept 1 to Jan 1

People born in year of 1699

  • 01-02Osman III: Sultan of Turkey
  • 01-09Robert J Pothier: French lawyer
  • 02-17Hans Georg Wenzeslaus von Knobelsdorff: German architect (Sanssouci)
  • 03-23John Bartram: Naturalist / explorer, father of American botany
  • 03-25Johann Adolf Hasse: Composer
  • 04-07Andreas Benedikt Praelisauer: Composer
  • 04-17Robert Blair: Scottish poet (Grave)
  • 08-10Christoph Gottlieb Schroter: Composer
  • 11-13Jan Zach: Composer
  • 11-30Christian VI: King of Denmark / Norway
  • 12-23Joseph Gibbs: Composer

People died in year of 1699

  • 01-27William Temple: Statesman
  • 02-06Jozef Ferdinand of Bavaria: Heir of Spanish King Carlos II
  • 04-22Hans A baron von Abschatz: Silesian poet, dies at 53
  • 04-29Samuel Apostool: Vicar / Theologist (Zonisten), dies at 50
  • 12-15Henrik A van Reede tot Drakenstein: Dutch botanist, dies at about 63

Events in year of 1700

  • 01-01Protestant West-Europe (except England) begin using Gregorian calendar
  • 01-01Russia replaces Byzantines with Julian calendar
  • 02-19Last day of Julian calendar in Denmark
  • 02-27Pacific Island of New Britain discovered
  • 03-25England, France and Netherlands ratify 2nd Extermination treaty
  • 05-07William Penn began monthly meetings for Blacks advocating emancipation
  • 06-17Mass orders priest to leave the colony
  • 06-30Gelderland goes on Gregorian calendar (tomorrow is 12 / 7 / 1700)
  • 07-12Gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700
  • 07-13Russian-Turkish peace
  • 08-08Denmark and Sweden sign peace treaty
  • 08-18Swedish, English and Dutch army lands on Seeland, Denmark
  • 10-02Spanish King Carlos II appoints Philip van Anjou, heir to throne
  • 10-14Rabbi Judah Hasid and Chayim Molocho arrive in Jerusalem
  • 11-16Monarch of Brandenburg becomes King of Prussia
  • 11-19Battle at Narva: Swedish King Karel XII beats Russians
  • 11-23Cardinal Francesco Albani elected Pope Clemens XI
  • 11-30Turkey declares war on Russia
  • 11-30Utrecht / Overijssel / Buren / Leerdam / IJsselstein go on Gregoria calendar
  • 12-12Utrecht / Overijssel / Buren / Leerdam / Ijsselstein adopt Gregorian calendar

People born in year of 1700

  • 01-29Daniel Bernoulli: Basel, Switzerland -- Mathematician (10 time French award)
  • 02-07Philippe Buache: French geographer / cartographer (Contourlijnen)
  • 02-23Wilhelmus Schortinghuis: Dutch theologist (Profound Christianity)
  • 03-13James Kent: Composer
  • 03-13Michel Blavet: Composer
  • 03-22Giuseppe Sellitto: Composer
  • 04-19Georg Abraham Schneider: Composer
  • 05-07Gerard van Swieten: Dutch Botanist
  • 05-12Luigi Vanvitelli: Italian architect
  • 05-26Nikolaus L Earl von Zinzendorf und Pottendorf: German evangelist
  • 06-04Theodoor Verhaegen: Flemish sculptor
  • 07-15Johann Christoph Richter: Composer
  • 08-28Carolomannus Pachschmidt: Composer
  • 09-11James Thomson: Songwriter (Rule Britannia)
  • 12-22Egbert de Vrij Temminck: Amsterdam regent

People died in year of 1700

  • 01-22Jacob Balthasar Schutz: Composer, dies at 39
  • 03-10Diogo Diaz Melgaz: Composer, dies at 61
  • 05-01John Dryden: English Poet / playwright (Rival Ladies)
  • 07-02Lambert Doomer: Painter / cartoonist, dies at about 77
  • 07-19Hieronymus Gradenthaler: Composer, dies at 62
  • 08-08Matthias Henriksen Schacht: Composer, dies at 40
  • 09-23Nicolaus Adam Strungk: Composer, dies at 59
  • 09-27Innocent XII [Antonio Pignatelli]: Pope (1691-1700), dies at 85
  • 11-01Carlos II: King of Spain (1665-1700), dies at 39
  • 11-30Artus II Quellinus [Quellien / "the Young]: Flemish sculptor, dies at 75
  • 12-01Willem ten Rhijne: Dutch Physician in Batavia, dies at about 53