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

Historic Event

Aug 13 Bombardment of Brussels begins by French army of Louis XIV, the Grand-Place and much of the city is destroyed during the Nine Year's War


Famous Deaths

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