1695

Year 1695 (MDCXCV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1695

January - June


* January 27 - Mustafa II (1695-1703) succeeds Ahmed II as Ottoman Emperor.

July - December


* July 17 - The Bank of Scotland is founded by an Act of Parliament of the old Scottish Parliament.
* August 8 - The Wren Building is started in Williamsburg, Virginia (completed in 1700).
* December 31 - A window tax is imposed in England, causing many shopkeepers to brick up their windows to avoid the tax.

Undated

* Russia declares war on Turkey.
* A £2 fine is imposed for swearing in England.
* After 23 years of construction, Spain completes Castillo de San Marcos to protect St. Augustine, Florida from foreign threats.
* English manufacturers call for an embargo on Indian cloth and silk weavers picket the House of Commons.
* The English Parliament, in failing to renew the Licensing of the Press Act 1662, puts an end to royal censorship of the printing presses.
* After many years of construction, the Potala Palace is completed.

Ongoing

*Nine Years' War

Births


* February 2 - William Borlase, English naturalist (d. 1772)
* February 6 - Nicolaus II Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (d. 1726)
* April 8 - Johann Christian Günther, German poet (d. 1723)
* May 2 - Giovanni Niccolo Servandoni, French architect and painter (d. 1766)
* May 3 - Henri Pitot, French engineer (d. 1771)
* September 3 - Pietro Locatelli, Italian composer (d. 1764)
* September 5 - Carl Gustaf Tessin, Swedish politician (d. 1770)
* October 5 - John Glas, Scottish minister (d. 1773)
* November 10 - John Bevis, English physician and astronomer (d. 1771)

Deaths


* January 4 - François-Henri de Montmorency, duc de Luxembourg, Marshal of France (b. 1628)
* February 6 - Ahmed II of Turkey (b. 1643)
* February 18 - Sir William Phips, governor of Massachusetts (b. 1650)
* March 5 - Henry Wharton, English writer (b. 1664)
* April 3 - Melchior d'Hondecoeter, Dutch painter (b. c. 1636)
* April 5 - George Savile, 1st Marquess of Halifax, English writer and statesman (b. 1633)
* April 13 - Jean de la Fontaine, French writer (b. 1621)
* April 17 - Sor Juana, Mexican writer (b. c. 1650)
* April 27 - John Trenchard, English statesman (b. 1640)
* April 28 - Henry Vaughan, Welsh poet (b. 1621)
* June 11 - André Félibien, French architect (b. 1619)
* July 8 - Christiaan Huygens, Dutch mathematician and physicist (b. 1629)
* July 18 - Johannes Camphuys, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (b. 1634)
* August 6 - François de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris (b. 1625)
* September - Thomas Tew, English pyrate
* November 16 - Pierre Nicole, French Jansensist (b. 1625)
* November 20 - Zumbi, Brazilian leader of a runaway slave colony (b. 1655)
* November 21 - Henry Purcell, English composer (b. 1654)
* November 22 - Francis Nurse, husband of Rebecca Nurse (accused during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692), b. 1618
* November 28 - Anthony Wood, English antiquarian (b. 1632)
* November 29 - James Dalrymple, 1st Viscount Stair, Scottish lawyer and statesman (b. 1619)
* December 8 - Barthélemy d'Herbelot de Molainville, French orientalist (b. 1625)
* December 12 - Jacob Abendana, British rabbi (b. 1630)
*"date unknown"
**Huang Zongxi, Chinese political theorist, philosopher, writer, and soldier (b. 1610)


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