1693 in History – What happened in year 1693

✅ Published on March 29th, 2009 in 17th Century in History

In history, year 1693 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 1693.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1693 ⚡:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
11 januaryAn intensity XI earthquake, the most powerful in Italian history, struck the island of Sicily.
27 JuneThe first women's magazine \ 'Ladies Mercury \' Ladies \ 'Mercury) was published in London.
29 JanuaryA French musician named John Philippe Raimo was born in Dijon city. They are counted among the fathers of classical music of the West.


Famous birthdays in the year 1693:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 AprilGeorge Edwards / Ornithologist / United Kingdom
03 SeptemberCharles Radclyffe / Politician / United Kingdom
05 March Johann Jakob Wettstein / Scholar / Switzerland
08 AugustLaurent Belissen / Composer / France
17 JuneJohann Georg Walch / Author / Germany
21 JulyThomas Pelham-Holles / Politician / United Kingdom
24 March John Harrison / Carpenter / United Kingdom
28 January Gregor Werner / Composer / Austria
28 OctoberŠimon Brixi / Composer / Czech Republic
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