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Born on Sunday May 19, 1697
Died on Sunday May 19, 1697



Born on May 19

Died on May 19

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

Source: Wikipedia Historical events 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 26 » Safavid government troops take control of Basra
  • 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 11 » Battle of Zenta: a major engagement in the Great Turkish War (1683–1699) and one of the most decisive defeats in Ottoman history.
  • November 9 » Pope Innocent XII founds the city of Cervia.
  • December 2 » St Paul's Cathedral is consecrated in London.