On This Day

What Happened in August 1677

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 9 Jacob Campo Weyerman, Dutch painter and writer during Dutch Enlightenment, born in Charleroi, Belgium (d. 1747)
  • Aug 27 Otto Ferdinand von Abensberg und Traun, Austrian field marshal, born in Ă–denburg, Austria (d. 1748)

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 28 Wallerant Vaillant, French painter and engraver, dies at 54