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Born on Monday April 8, 1697
Died on Monday April 8, 1697



Born on April 8

Died on April 8

Names that were popular for boys in 1697
  1. Jan
  2. Cornelis
  3. Pieter
  4. Joannes
  5. Jean
  6. Jacob
  7. Johannes
  8. Willem
  9. Petrus
  10. Hendrik
  11. Pierre
  12. Gerrit
  13. Johann
  14. Jacobus
  15. Dirk
  16. Joseph
Names that were popular for girls in 1697
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Catharina
  5. Elisabeth
  6. Joanna
  7. Neeltje
  8. Cornelia
  9. Jeanne
  10. Grietje
  11. Johanna
  12. Anne
  13. Jannetje
  14. Maartje
  15. Trijntje
  16. Ariaantje

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1697
  • Stadhouder Prins Willem III (Huis van Oranje) was from 1672 till 1702 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • March 13 » Nojpetén, capital of the last independent Maya kingdom, fell to Spanish conquistadors, the final step in the Spanish conquest of Guatemala.
  • May 7 » Stockholm's royal castle (dating back to medieval times) is destroyed by fire. It is replaced in the 18th century by the current Royal Palace.
  • September 5 » War of the Grand Alliance: A French warship commanded by Captain Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville defeated an English squadron at the Battle of Hudson's Bay.
  • September 20 » The Treaty of Ryswick is signed by France, England, Spain, the Holy Roman Empire and the Dutch Republic, ending the Nine Years' War.
  • November 9 » Pope Innocent XII founds the city of Cervia.
  • December 2 » St Paul's Cathedral is consecrated in London.