On This Day

What Happened in August 1695

Historical Events

  • Aug 2 Daniel Quare receives a British patent for his portable barometer
  • Aug 11 English & Dutch fleet capture Dunkerk
  • Aug 13 -15] French troops under Villeroi shoot in Brussels

Famous Deaths

  • Aug 6 Fran├žois de Harlay de Champvallon, Archbishop of Paris, dies at 69