April 1699 in history

April 1699 events chronologically

Apr 13 Guru Gobind Singh Ji, the Tenth Sikh Guru, Created Khalsa on this day at Anandpur Sahib, Punjab
Apr 14 Khalsa: The Sikh religion was formalised as the Khalsa - the brotherhood of Warrior-Saints - by Guru Gobind Singh in Northern India, in accordance with the Nanakshahi calendar

Born in April 1699

Apr 3 Jean-Baptiste Forqueray a player of the viol and a composer.
Apr 14 Frederick III Duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg a duke of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg.
Apr 17 Robert Blair (poet) a Scottish poet. His fame rests upon his poem The Grave, which, in a later printing was illustrated by William Blake

Died in April 1699

Apr 21 Jean Racine a French dramatist, one of the three great playwrights of 17th-century France , and an important literary figure in the Western tradition. Racine was primarily a tragedian, producing such "examples of neoclassical perfection" as Phèdre, Andromaque, and Athalie, although he did write one comedy, Les Plaideurs, and a muted tragedy, Esther, for the young
Apr 22 Hans Erasmus Aßmann a German statesman and poet from the second Silesian school.