1690 in History – What happened in year 1690

✅ Published on March 28th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1690 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1690.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1690 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
08 juneYakut Khan, a Siddi general, razed the Mazagon Fort. The Mazagon Fort was a British fort in Mazagaon, Mumbai. It was built around 1680. In 1689, Yakut Khan, with 20,000 soldiers invaded Mumbai.
12 JulyUnder the leadership of William of Orange, the Protestants defeated the Roman Catholic army.
24 AugustJob Carnock laid the foundation of the city of Calcutta (now Kolkata).
23 DecemberThe philosopher John Flemsteed saw the planet Uranus and considered it a star and named it \ 34 Tory \.


Famous birthdays in the year 1690:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 DecemberPhilip Yorke / Politician / United Kingdom
01 February Francesco Maria Veracini / Violinist / Italy
03 February Richard Rawlinson / Historian / United Kingdom
11 JuneGiovanni Antonio Giay / Composer / Italy
12 SeptemberPeter Dens / Theologian / Belgium
15 SeptemberIgnazio Prota / Educator / Italy
18 March Christian Goldbach / Academic / Germany
22 AprilJohn Carteret / Politician / United Kingdom
22 January Nicolas Lancret / Painter / France
22 NovemberFrançois Colin de Blamont / Painist / France
24 NovemberCharles Theodore Pachelbel / Composer / Germany
28 OctoberPeter Tordenskjold / Army Officer / Norway
29 OctoberMartin Folkes / Astronomer / United Kingdom

Famous Indian Personalities Birthdays in the year 1690:

YearName / Profession / Country
23 DecemberPamheiba / Emperor / India
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