1696 in History – What happened in year 1696

In history, year 1696 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 1696.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1696:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident


Famous birthdays in the year 1696:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
02 AugustMahmud I / Sultan / Turkey
02 NovemberConrad Weiser / Soldier / United States of America
05 March Giovanni Battista Tiepolo / Painter / Italy
10 February Johann Melchior Molter / Violinist / Germany
11 NovemberAndrea Zani / Violinist / Italy
11 JuneJames Francis Edward Keith / Field Marshal / Scotland
12 AugustMaurice Greene / Composer / United Kingdom
13 OctoberJohn Hervey / Politician / United Kingdom
14 JulyWilliam Oldys / Author / United Kingdom
22 DecemberJames Oglethorpe / Politician / United Kingdom
27 JuneWilliam Pepperrell / Soldier / United States of America
27 SeptemberAlphonsus Maria de' Liguori / Saint / Italy
28 OctoberMaurice de Saxe / General / France

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