On This Day

What Happened in June 1693

Historical Events

  • Jun 27 1st sea battle of Lagos: a French fleet under Anne Hilarion de Tourville defeated an Anglo-Dutch fleet under George Rooke
  • Jun 27 1st women's magazine "Ladies' Mercury" published (London)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 17 Johann Georg Walch, German theologian, born in Meiningen, Germany (d. 1775)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 2 John Wildman, English soldier and politician