On This Day

What Happened in June 1696

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 11 Francis Edward James Keith, Scottish soldier and Prussian field marshal, born in Inverugie Castle, Scotland (d. 1758)
  • Jun 27 William Pepperrell, British colonial soldier, born in Kittery, Maine (d. 1759)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 17 John [Jan] III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), Victor at Battle Vienna over Turks (1683) dies at 66
  • Jun 29 Michel Lambert, French composer, dies at about 86