On This Day

What Happened in July 1691

Historical Events

  • Jul 12 Antonio Pignatelli elected as Pope Innocentius XII
  • Jul 12 Battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) Ireland, William III beats James II
  • Jul 22 Battle at Aghrim: English/Dutch army beats France

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 1 Marc'Antonio Pasqualini, Italian composer, dies at 77
  • Jul 16 Francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois), dies at 82
  • Jul 30 Daniel Georg Morhof, German writer and scholar (b. 1639)