On This Day

What Happened in June 1686

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 5 Cristoph Raupach, Danish composer, born in Tønder, Denmark (d. 1758)
  • Jun 9 Andrei Osterman, German born Russian statesman to Tsar Peter I, born in Bochum, Westphalia (d. 1747)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 6 Joannes B van Neercassel, RC spiritual leader of Neth, dies at 60
  • Jun 18 Johann Quirsfeld, German composer, dies at 43
  • Jun 23 William Coventry, English statesman
  • Jun 25 Simon Ushakov, Russian icon painter (b. 1626)