|Centuries:||16th century - 17th century - 18th century|
|Decades:|| 1660s 1670s 1680s - 1690s - 1700s 1710s 1720s
|Years:||1694 1695 1696 - 1697 - 1698 1699 1700|
|1697 in topic:|
|Subjects: Archaeology – Architecture –|
|Art – Literature – Music – Science|
|Leaders: State leaders – Colonial governors|
|Category: Establishments – Disestablishments|
|Births – Deaths – Works|
Events of 1697[edit | edit source]
January - June[edit | edit source]
- March - Peter the Great sets out to travel in Europe officially incognito as "artilleryman Pjotr Mikhailov"
- March - The Spanish conquest of the Yucatan is complete with the fall of the Itza kingdom.
- April 5 - Charles XII becomes king of Sweden upon the death of his father, Charles XI.
- May 7 - The royal castle "Tre Kronor" ("Three Crowns") in Stockholm burns to the ground. A large portion of the royal library is destroyed.
July - December[edit | edit source]
- September 11 - Battle of Zenta, Prince Eugene of Savoy crushed Ottoman army of Mustafa II
- September 20 - The Treaty of Ryswick
- December 2 - St Paul's Cathedral is opened in London.
- December 14 - Charles XII of Sweden is crowned king at the age of 15.
Undated[edit | edit source]
- Use of palanquins increases in Europe
- Christopher Polhem starts Sweden's first technical school.
- Tayasal, capital of the Itza Maya in the Petén Basin, the last independent Maya polity, is conquered by Spain
- The Manchu Empire conquers western Mongolia.
- The Royal African Company loses its monopoly on the slave trade
Births[edit | edit source]
|Gregorian calendar||1697 |
|Ab urbe condita||2450|
|Armenian calendar||1146 |
|Bahá'í calendar||-147 – -146|
|Coptic calendar||1413 – 1414|
|Ethiopian calendar||1689 – 1690|
|Hebrew calendar||5457 – 5458|
|- Vikram Samvat||1752 – 1753|
|- Shaka Samvat||1619 – 1620|
|- Kali Yuga||4798 – 4799|
|Iranian calendar||1075 – 1076|
|Islamic calendar||1108 – 1109|
|- Imperial Year||Kōki 2357|
|Thai solar calendar||2240|
- January 30 - Johann Joachim Quantz, German flautist and composer (died 1773)
- March 9 - Friederike Caroline Neuber, actress (died 1760)
- August 6 - Charles VII (died. 1745)
- October 7 - Canaletto, Italian artist (died 1768)
- October 26 - John Peter Zenger, newspaper printer (died 1746)
- November 10 - William Hogarth, English artist (died 1764)
- See also 1697 births.
Deaths[edit | edit source]
- January 8 - Thomas Aikenhead (hanged) (born c.1678)
- January 26 - Georg Mohr, Danish mathematician (born 1640)
- January 28 - John Fenwick, English conspirator (born c.1645)
- March 1 - Francesco Redi, Italian physician (born 1626)
- March 19 - Nicolaus Bruhns, German organist and composer (born 1665)
- March 26 - Godfrey McCulloch, Scottish politician and murderer (executed) (born 1640)
- March 27 - Simon Bradstreet, English colonial magistrate (born 1603)
- April 5 - King Charles XI of Sweden (stomach cancer) (born 1655)
- April 8 - Niels Juel, Danish admiral (born 1629)
- October 31 - William Moore, Captain William Kidd's gunner (hemorrhage in head caused by Captain Kidd hitting him with a bucket)
- November 22 - Libéral Bruant, French architect (born c.1635)
- See also 1697 deaths.
References[edit | edit source]
- ^ Cordingly, David (1995); Under The Black Flag : The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates, Harcourt Brace & Company.
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