Historical Events in 1696

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  • Jan 31st Revolt by undertakers after funeral reforms (Amsterdam)
  • Feb 27th English/Welsh nobles lay down Oath of Association
  • Feb 29th English ex-premier Earl Danby accused of corruption
  • Mar 7th English King William III departs Netherlands
  • May 31st John Salomonsz elected chief of Saint-Eustatius

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Jul 18th Tsar Peter I's fleet occupies Azov at mouth of Don River

Russian Tsar Peter the Great
Russian Tsar
Peter the Great
  • Jul 28th De Croissy succeeds Le Plectia as French minister of Finance

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Jul 29th Louis XIV. King of France, & Victor Amadeus II, Duke of Savoy, sign Peace of Turin, a turning point in the War of the League of Augsburg

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV
  • Aug 13th State of Drenthe accredits Willem III as mayor
  • Nov 21st J Vanbrughe's "Relapse or Virtue in Danger" premieres in London
  • Dec 7th Connecticut Route 108, one of the oldest highways in the U.S. is completed to Trumbull.
  • Dec 19th Jean-Francois Regnard's "Le Joueur" premieres in Paris