What Happened in August 1687

Historical Events

  • Aug 12 Battle of Mohacs: Ottoman invaders of Hungary routed by forces of Holy Roman Emperor under Charles of Lorraine
  • Aug 12 Charles of Lotharingen defeats Turkish leaders

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 14 Johan Willem Friso, Prince of Orange and monarch of Nassau-Dietz, born in Dessau, Anhalt (d. 1711)
  • Aug 26 Willem de Fesch, Dutch violinist and composer (Joseph), born in Alkmaar, North Holland, The Netherlands (d. 1761)
  • Aug 30 Francesco Maria Vallara, Italian composer, born in Parma, Italy (d. 1740)