On This Day

What Happened on June 30, 1685

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Dominikus Zimmermann, Bavarian Baroque architect and painter (Liebfrauenkirche), born in Gaispoint, Germany (d. 1766)
  • John Gay, English poet and dramatist (The Beggar's Opera), born in Barnstaple, England (d. 1732)

Famous Deaths

  • Archibald Campbell, Scottish politician, beheaded at about 55