On This Day

June 1679 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 1 The Scottish Covenanters defeat John Graham of Claverhouse at the Battle of Drumclog
  • Jun 22 Battle at Bothwell Bridge on Clyde: Duke of Monmouth beats Scots

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 Johan Runius, Swedish poet (Dudaim)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 15 Guillaume Courtois, French painter (b. 1628)