On This Day

What Happened in September 1697

Historical Events

  • Sep 3 King William's War in America ends with Treaty of Ryswick
  • Sep 11 Battle of Zenta: forces of Prince Eugen of Savoye defeat the Turks, ending Ottoman control of large parts of Central Europe
  • Sep 20 Peace of Saki (ends 9 years war)

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 6 Willem Gideon Deutz, Amsterdam regent, banker and merchant, born in Amsterdam (d. 1757)