On This Day

What Happened in June 1703

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 23 Maria Leszczyńska, queen of Louis XV of France (d. 1768)
  • Jun 26 Thomas Clap, American academic, 1st President of Yale University, born in Scituate, Massachusetts (d. 1767)

John Wesley

Jun 28 John Wesley, English Christian theologian and co-founder of the Methodist movement, born in Epworth, England (d. 1791)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 14 Jean Herauld Gourville, French adventurer, dies at 77
  • Jun 15 Gillis Schey, Dutch admiral (battle at Lowestoft), dies at 58