On This Day

What Happened in August 1700

Historical Events

  • Aug 8 Denmark & Sweden sign peace treaty
  • Aug 18 Swedish, English & Dutch army lands on Seeland, Denmark

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 13 Heinrich von Brühl, German statesman, born in Gangloffsömmern, Thuringia, Germany (d. 1763)
  • Aug 28 Carolomannus Pachschmidt, Austrian composer, born in Eisenstadt, Austria (d. 1734)

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 8 Matthias Henriksen Schacht, Danish scholar and composer, dies at 40