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Born on Wednesday April 29, 1693
Died on Wednesday April 29, 1693



Born on April 29

Died on April 29

Names that were popular for boys in 1693
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Joannes
  4. Pieter
  5. Jean
  6. Jacob
  7. Petrus
  8. Pierre
  9. Johannes
  10. Hendrik
  11. Willem
  12. Jacobus
  13. Johann
  14. Gerrit
  15. Arij
  16. François
Names that were popular for girls in 1693
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Elisabeth
  5. Catharina
  6. Cornelia
  7. Jeanne
  8. Joanna
  9. Johanna
  10. Anne
  11. Neeltje
  12. Trijntje
  13. Ariaantje
  14. Jannetje
  15. Grietje
  16. Mary

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1693
  • Stadhouder Prins Willem III (Huis van Oranje) was from 1672 till 1702 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • January 11 » A powerful earthquake destroys parts of Sicily and Malta.
  • February 8 » The College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, is granted a charter by King William III and Queen Mary II.
  • July 25 » Ignacio de Maya founds the Real Santiago de las Sabinas, now known as Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León, Mexico.
  • July 29 » War of the Grand Alliance: Battle of Landen: France wins a Pyrrhic victory over Allied forces in the Netherlands.
  • August 4 » Date traditionally ascribed to Dom Perignon's invention of champagne; it is not clear whether he actually invented champagne, however he has been credited as an innovator who developed the techniques used to perfect sparkling wine.
  • October 4 » Nine Years' War: Piedmontese troops are defeated by the French.