July 1683 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 16 Turkish troops under Kara Mustafa reach Vienna
  • Jul 16 Manchu/Chinese Qing Dynasty naval forces under commander Shi Lang defeat the Kingdom of Tungning in the Battle of Penghu near the Pescadores Islands.
  • Jul 24 1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard Concord

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 3 Edward Young, English poet (Revenge, Complaint)
  • Jul 25 Pieter Langendijk, painter/etcher/playwright (Wiskunstenaars)

Weddings in History

  • Jul 28 Anne Stuart marries prince Georges of Denmark

Deaths in History

  • Jul 10 François-Eudes de Mézeray, French historian (b. 1610)
  • Jul 13 Arthur Capell, 1st Earl of Essex, English statesman (b. 1631)
  • Jul 21 Lord William Russell, English plotter against Charles II, beheaded

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 30 Maria Theresa of Spain, queen of Louis XIV of France, dies at 44

Queen of Louis XIV Maria Theresa of Spain
Queen of Louis XIV
Maria Theresa of Spain