On This Day

August 1687 in History

Events in History

  • Aug 12 Charles of Lotharingen defeats Turkish leaders
  • Aug 12 Battle of Mohacs: Ottoman invaders of Hungary routed by forces of Holy Roman Emperor under Charles of Lorraine

Birthdays in History

  • Aug 14 Johan Willem Friso, Prince of Orange and monarch of Nassau-Dietz, born in Dessau, Anhalt (d. 1711)