Historical Events in 1693

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  • Jan 11th Mt Etna in Sicily erupts
  • Feb 6th Royal charter granted College of William & Mary, Williamsburg, Va
  • Feb 8th William & Mary college is chartered in the Dominion and Colony of Virginia (2nd in North America)
  • Feb 13th College of William & Mary opens in Virginia

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Apr 1st Cotton Mather's four-day-old son dies, and witchcraft is blamed

Puritan Minister Cotton Mather
Puritan Minister
Cotton Mather
  • Jun 27th 1st sea battle of Lagos: a French fleet under Anne Hilarion de Tourville defeated an Anglo-Dutch fleet under George Rooke
  • Jun 27th 1st woman's magazine "Ladies' Mercury" published (London)
  • Jul 4th Battle at Boussu-lez-Walcourt: French-English vs Dutch army
  • Jul 8th NYC authorizes 1st police uniforms in American colonies
  • Jul 25th Ignacio de Maya founds the Real Santiago de las Sabinas, now known as Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León, México.
  • Jul 29th War of the Grand Alliance: Battle of Landen/Neerwinden - France wins Pyrrhic victory over Allied forces in the Netherlands.
  • Aug 4th Date traditionally ascribed to Dom Perignon's invention of Champagne
  • Oct 4th Battle of Marsaglia: Piedmontese troops are defeated by the French.
  • Oct 5th Haarlem people's revolution due to food shortages