On This Day

What Happened in June 1673

Historical Events

  • Jun 6 France and Brandenburg sign peace treaty

Historic Event

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

  • Jun 14 Battle at Schooneveld: Michiel de Ruyter beats French/English fleet

Historic Event

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

Famous Deaths

Jeanne Mance

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

  • Jun 24 John of Paffenrode, Dutch baron of Ghussigny and poet, dies in battle
  • Jun 25 Charles de Batz-Castelmore, Comte d'Artagnan, Captain of the Musketeers under Louis XIV of France (b. 1611)