On This Day

What Happened in May 1695

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 12 English King William III departs to Netherlands

King of England William III
King of England
William III

Famous Birthdays

  • May 2 Giovanni Niccolò Servandoni, Italian-French architect, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1766)
  • May 3 Henri Pitot, Italian-French engineer, born in Aramon, France (d. 1771)

Famous Deaths

  • May 17 Cornelis de Heem, Dutch painter, dies