On This Day

June 1709 in History

Events in History


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Jun 27 Peter the Great of Russia defeats Charles XII of Sweden at the Battle of Poltava, Charles goes into exile

Russian Tsar Peter the Great
Russian Tsar
Peter the Great
King of Sweden Charles XII
King of Sweden
Charles XII

Deaths in History

  • Jun 30 Edward Lhuyd, Welsh scientist (b. 1660)