On This Day

What Happened in June 1701

Historical Events

  • Jun 12 Act of Settlement gives English crown to Sophia, Princess of Hanover

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 13 Angelo Antonio Caroli, Italian composer, born in Bologna, Italy (d. 1778)
  • Jun 22 Nikolaj Eigtved, Danish architect (Christiansborg Castle)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 2 Madeleine de Scudéry, French novelist (Artamène ou le grand Cyrus), dies at 93