On This Day

What Happened in July 1691

Historical Events

  • Jul 12 Antonio Pignatelli elected as Pope Innocentius XII

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Jul 12 Battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) Ireland, William III beats James II

King of England William III
King of England
William III
  • 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)