December 1691 in History

Events in History

  • Dec 4 Emperor Leopold I takes control of Transsylvania
  • Dec 4 Spanish king Carlos II names Maximilian II viceroy of Southern Netherlands

Birthdays in History

  • Dec 10 Cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter and cartoonist, born in Amsterdam (d. 1759)

Deaths in History

  • Dec 8 Richard Baxter, English clergyman (b. 1615)
  • Dec 30 Robert Boyle, Irish scientist (b. 1627)
  • Dec 31 Dudley North, English economist (b. 1641)