On This Day

What Happened in June 1694

Historical Events

  • Jun 7 English invasion army under Thomas Tollemache reaches Brest
  • Jun 8 English troops attack Brest (300 killed)
  • Jun 29 Dutch fleet attacks French grain transports

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 4 Francois Quesnay, French personal physician of Louis XIV, born in Méré, Versailles, France (d. 1774)
  • Jun 20 Hans Adolph Brorson, Danish Pietist bishop, born in Randerup, Denmark (d. 1764)
  • Jun 24 Jean-Jacques Burlamaqui, Genevan legal and political theorist, born in Geneva (d. 1748)
  • Jun 26 Georg Brandt, Swedish chemist and mineralogist, born in Riddarhyttan, Sweden (d. 1768)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 17 Philip Howard, English Roman Catholic Cardinal, dies at 64