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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. John
  15. Dirk
  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. Johanna
  10. Grietje
  11. Elizabeth
  12. Jannetje
  13. Mary
  14. Trijntje
  15. Anne
  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 13 » Nojpetén, capital of the last independent Maya kingdom, fell to Spanish conquistadors, the final step in the Spanish conquest of Guatemala.
  • 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.
  • December 2 » St Paul's Cathedral is consecrated in London.