From Infogalactic: the planetary knowledge core
Jump to: navigation, search
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 16th century17th century18th century
Decades: 1660s  1670s  1680s  – 1690s –  1700s  1710s  1720s
Years: 1690 1691 169216931694 1695 1696
1693 by topic:
Arts and Science
Architecture - Art - Literature - Music - Science
Lists of leaders
Colonial governors - State leaders
Birth and death categories
Births - Deaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
Establishments - Disestablishments
Works category
1693 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1693
Ab urbe condita 2446
Armenian calendar 1142
Assyrian calendar 6443
Bengali calendar 1100
Berber calendar 2643
English Regnal year Will. & Mar. – 6 Will. & Mar.
Buddhist calendar 2237
Burmese calendar 1055
Byzantine calendar 7201–7202
Chinese calendar 壬申(Water Monkey)
4389 or 4329
    — to —
癸酉年 (Water Rooster)
4390 or 4330
Coptic calendar 1409–1410
Discordian calendar 2859
Ethiopian calendar 1685–1686
Hebrew calendar 5453–5454
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1749–1750
 - Shaka Samvat 1615–1616
 - Kali Yuga 4794–4795
Holocene calendar 11693
Igbo calendar 693–694
Iranian calendar 1071–1072
Islamic calendar 1104–1105
Japanese calendar Genroku 6
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 10 days
Korean calendar 4026
Minguo calendar 219 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 2235–2236
January 11: Etna erupts.

1693 (MDCXCIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (dominical letter D) of the Gregorian calendar and a common year starting on Sunday (dominical letter A) of the Julian calendar, the 1693rd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 693rd year of the 2nd millennium, the 93rd year of the 17th century, and the 4th year of the 1690s decade. Note that the Julian day for 1693 is 10 calendar days difference, which continued to be used from 1582 until the complete conversion of the Gregorian calendar was entirely done in 1929.




Date unknown

  • William Penn publishes his proposal for European federation, Essay on the Present and Future Peace of Europe.[2]
  • Dimitrie Cantemir presents his Kitâbu 'İlmi'l-Mûsiki alâ Vechi'l-Hurûfât (The Book of the Science of Music through Letters) to Sultan Ahmed II, which deals with melodic and rhythmic structure and practice of Ottoman music and contains the scores for around 350 works composed during and before his own time in an alphabetical notation system he invented.




  1. Hochman, Stanley. McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of World Drama. 4. p. 542.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 198–200. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. Kraybill, Donald B. (2001). Anabaptist World USA. Herald Press. pp. 7–8. ISBN 0-8361-9163-3.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. Cunningham, Hugh. "Re-inventing childhood". open2.net. Open University. Retrieved June 16, 2010.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>