|Centuries:||16th century - 17th century - 18th century|
|Decades:|| 1660s 1670s 1680s - 1690s - 1700s 1710s 1720s
|Years:||1690 1691 1692 - 1693 - 1694 1695 1696|
|1693 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1693[edit | edit source]
January - June[edit | edit source]
- January 11 - Eruption of Mt. Etna.
- February 8 - The College of William and Mary in Williamsburg is granted a Royal charter from King William III and Queen Mary II of England.
- May 18 - Forces of Louis XIV of France attack Heidelberg (now Germany), the Palatine capital.
- May 22 - The town of Heidelberg is taken by invading French forces, and the castle is surrendered on May 23.
- May - After the castle is surrendered, French forces blow up the towers of Heidelberg Castle using mines.
July - December[edit | edit source]
Undated[edit | edit source]
- China concentrates all its foreign trade to Canton – European ships are forbidden to land anywhere else.
- Sect of Amish is formed.
- Knights of the Apocalypse are formed in Italy.
- Academia operosorum Labacensis is established in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
- Financier Richard Hoare founds Hoare's Bank in London.
Births[edit | edit source]
|Gregorian calendar||1693 |
|Ab urbe condita||2446|
|Armenian calendar||1142 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-151 – -150|
|Coptic calendar||1409 – 1410|
|Ethiopian calendar||1685 – 1686|
|Hebrew calendar||5453 – 5454|
|- Vikram Samvat||1748 – 1749|
|- Shaka Samvat||1615 – 1616|
|- Kali Yuga||4794 – 4795|
|Iranian calendar||1071 – 1072|
|Islamic calendar||1104 – 1105|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2353|
|Thai solar calendar||2236|
- February 7 - Empress Anna I of Russia (died 1740)
- February 24 - James Quin, English actor (died 1766)
- March 5 - Johann Jakob Wettstein, Swiss theologian (died 1754)
- March 7 - Pope Clement XIII (died 1769)
- March 24 - John Harrison, English clockmaker (died 1776)
- April 3 - George Edwards, English naturalist (died 1773)
- June 17 - Johann Georg Walch, German theologian (died 1775)
- July 21 - Thomas Pelham-Holles, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (died 1768)
- August 8 - Laurent Belissen, French composer (died 1762)
- September 3 - Charles Radclyffe, British politician (died 1746)
- date unknown - Thomas Secker, Archbishop of Canterbury (died 1768)
- See also 1693 births.
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- February 7 - Paul Pellisson, French writer (born 1624)
- April 5 - Anne, French writer (born 1627)
- April 9 - Roger de Rabutin, French writer (born 1618)
- May 3 - Claude de Rouvroy, French courtier (born 1607)
- May 25 - Marie-Madeleine Pioche de la Vergne, French writer (born 1634)
- June 2 - John Wildman, English soldier and politician (born c.1621)
- July 12 - John Ashby, English admiral (born c.1640)
- September 19 - Janez Vajkard Valvasor, Slovenian nobleman and polymath (born 1641)
- October 1 - Pedro Abarca, Spanish theologian (born 1619)
- November 24 - William Sancroft, Archbishop of Canterbury (born 1616)
- See also 1693 deaths.
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People of the year 1693 at Familypedia
91 people were born in 1693
32 children were born to the 34 women born in 1693
72 people died in 1693
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90 people were married in 1693.
There were 1 military battles in 1693.
|Battle of Landen||29 July 1693|
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