Historical Events for Year 1698

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Jan 4th - Most of the Palace of Whitehall in London, the main residence of the English monarchs, is destroyed by fire.
Jan 7th - Russian Tsar Peter the Great departs Netherlands for England
Jul 2nd - Thomas Savery patents the first steam engine
Jul 14th - The Darien scheme begins with five ships, bearing about 1,200 people, departing Leith for the Isthmus of Panama.
Aug 18th - Russian Tsar Peter the Great arrives in Zaandam
Aug 25th - Tsar Peter the Great returns to Moscow after trip through Western Europe
Sep 5th - Russian Tsar Peter the Great imposes a tax on beards
Oct 11th - France, England & Netherlands sign 1st Extermination treaty
Nov 14th - Spanish king Carlos appoints grandson prince Jozef Ferdinand as heir

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