On This Day

What Happened in August 1698

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 18 Russian Tsar Peter the Great arrives in Zaandam

Russian Tsar Peter the Great
Russian Tsar
Peter the Great

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 27 Baal Shem Tov, Jewish mystical rabbi (founder of the Hasidic Judaism), born in Okopy Świętej Trójcy, Kingdom of Poland (d. 1760)