On This Day

What Happened in September 1698

Historical Events

Historic Event

Sep 5 Russian Tsar Peter the Great imposes a tax on beards

Famous Birthdays

  • Sep 28 Pierre-Louis Moreau de Maupertuis, French mathematician and astronomer (Système de la nature), born in Saint-Malo, France (d. 1759)

Famous Deaths

  • Sep 2 Justus Vingboons, Architect, buried