On This Day

What Happened in June 1683

Historical Events

  • Jun 6 The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England, opens as the world's first university museum

Treaty of Interest

Jun 23 William Penn signs friendship treaty with Lenni Lenape indians in Pennsylvania; only treaty "not sworn to, nor broken"

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 23 Etienne Fourmont, French orientalist (d. 1745)