1699 in History
January 14 Massachusetts holds day of fasting for wrongly persecuting "witches"
January 26 Venice, Poland and Austria sign peace treaty with Turkey
February 4 350 rebellious Streltsi executed in Moscow
March 4 Jews are expelled from Lubeck Germany
June 11 England, France and Netherlands agree on 2nd Extermination treaty of Spain
July 6 Pirate Captain William Kidd is captured in Boston
September 22 People of Rotterdam strike over high cost of butter
November 22 Treaty of Preobrasjensku Denmark/Russia/Saksen/Poland divide Sweden
December 3 Baron Jacob Hop appointed treasurer-general of the Hague
December 20 Peter the Great ordered Russian New Year changed-Sept 1 to Jan 1