On This Day

What Happened on June 23, 1683

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


AgreementTreaty of Interest

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

English Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania William Penn
English Philosopher and Founder of Pennsylvania
William Penn

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