What Happened on June 7, 1672

Historical Events

  • Battle by Solebay: Dutch admiral Michael de Ruyter beats a French-English fleet

Famous Deaths

  • Willem Joseph van Gendt [Ghent], Dutch admiral and Governor of Breda, dies struck by artillery during the Battle of Solebay at about 37
1672 Highlights

About June 7, 1672

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 351 years, 3 months and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini