1694 in History – What happened in year 1694

In history, year 1694 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 1694.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1694:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
27 julyA Royal Charter was granted to the Bank of England as theEnglish Government's banker.
21 NovemberThe famous French philosopher and writer François Marie Aroae was born and became famous as Walter.


Famous birthdays in the year 1694:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 DecemberWilliam Shirley / Politician / United States of America
04 JulyLouis-Claude Daquin / Composer / France
04 JuneFrançois Quesnay / Physician / France
04 OctoberLord George Murray / General / Scotland
05 AugustLeonardo Leo / Composer / Italy
05 SeptemberFrantišek Václav Míča / Composer / Czech Republic
07 SeptemberJohan Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg / Politician / Denmark
08 AugustFrancis Hutcheson / Academic / Ireland
21 NovemberVoltaire / Historian / France
22 DecemberHermann Samuel Reimarus / Philosopher / Germany
22 SeptemberPhilip Stanhope / Politician / United Kingdom
22 MayDaniel Gran / Painter / Austria
24 JuneJean-Jacques Burlamaqui / Author / Switzerland
25 SeptemberHenry Pelham / Politician / United Kingdom
25 AprilRichard Boyle / Politician / United Kingdom
26 OctoberJohan Helmich Roman / Composer / Sweden
26 AugustElisha Williams / Academic / United Kingdom
26 JuneGeorg Brandt / Chemist / Sweden

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