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What Happened in 1693

Important Events

  • Jun 27 1st women's magazine "Ladies' Mercury" published (London)
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Date traditionally ascribed to Dom PĂ©rignon's invention of Champagne

On August 4, 1693


World Leaders in 1693

Famous Deaths

  • Jan 6 Mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey), dies at 51
  • Feb 7 Paul Pellisson, French writer, dies at 68
  • Feb 13 Johann Kaspar von Kerll, German composer, dies at 65
  • Mar 1 Benedict Schultheiss, German composer, dies at 39
  • Apr 5 Anne Marie Louise d'OrlĂ©ans, Duchess of Montpensier (Grand Mademoiselle), dies at 65
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