On This Day

What Happened on August 6, 1699

Historical Events

Historic Expedition

HMS Roebuck, captained by William Dampier, lands at Shark Bay, Western Australia on the first British scientific expedition to Australia

1699 Highlights

About August 6, 1699

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 322 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo