On This Day

Events in History in June 1672

  • Jun 7 Battle by Solebay: Dutch admiral M de Ruyter beats French/English fleet
  • Jun 12 French army under Gen Turenne crosses Rhine at Lobith

Historic Event

Jun 21 Grand Pensionary of Holland Johan de Witt seriously wounded

Statesman and Advisor of Holland Johan de Witt
Statesman and Advisor of Holland
Johan de Witt

Historic Event

Jun 21 French troops under King Louis XIV occupy Utrecht

The Sun King of France Louis XIV
The Sun King of France
Louis XIV
  • Jun 25 1st recorded monthly Quaker meeting in US held at Sandwich, Massachusetts