On This Day

What Happened in June 1676

Historical Events


Battle of InterestBattle of Öland

Jun 1 Battle of Öland: allied Danish-Dutch forces defeat the Swedish navy in the Baltic Sea, during the Scanian War (1675–79)
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An allied Danish-Dutch fleet battles the Swedish navy in the Baltic Sea, off the east coast of Öland
An allied Danish-Dutch fleet battles the Swedish navy in the Baltic Sea, off the east coast of Öland
  • Jun 2 Battle at Palermo: French beats Dutch and Spanish fleet
  • Jun 11 Battle at Öland: Danish & Dutch fleet under CM Tromp beats Sweden

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 6 Georg Riedel, German composer, born in Königsberg, Germany (d. 1738)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 1 Creutz, Swedish admiral (Öland), dies in battle
  • Jun 1 Uggla, Swedish admiral (Öland), dies in battle
  • Jun 7 Paul Gerhardt, German hymnist (b. 1606)