On This Day

What Happened in June 1673

Historical Events

  • Jun 6 France and Brandenburg sign peace treaty

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 12 Charles II's brother duke James of York resigns as Lord High Admiral

King of England Charles II
King of England
Charles II
  • Jun 14 Battle at Schooneveld: Michiel de Ruyter beats French/English fleet

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 16 Peace of Vossem: French King Louis XIV and Frederik Willem of Brandenburg

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV

Famous Deaths


Person of interestJeanne Mance

Jun 18 Jeanne Mance, French Canadian settler and founder of the first hospital in North America (Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal), dies at 66

Nurse and Settler of New France Jeanne Mance
Nurse and Settler of New France
Jeanne Mance
  • Jun 24 John of Paffenrode, ruler of Ghussigny/poet, dies in battle
  • Jun 25 Charles de Batz-Castelmore, Comte d'Artagnan, Captain of the Musketeers under Louis XIV of France (b. 1611)