Historical Events In 1691
Sunday, 20 June 2021
Jan 07 Louis de Buade et de Palluau, Comte de Frontenac 1622-1698 is forced to issue card money to pay the troops in the Quebec garrison, due to the non-arrival of a supply ship on this day in history.
Jan 13 On this day in history george Fox, founder of Quakers, dies at 66
Jan 18 English king Willem III travels to The Hague on this day in history.
Jan 20 On this day in history christian de Placker, composer, dies at 77
Jan 28 In the year 1691 johann Balthasar Konig, composer
Feb 01 Alexander VIII, [Pietro Ottoboni], Italian Pope (1689-91), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Feb 08 On this day in history carlo Rainaldi, composer, dies at 79
Feb 17 Thomas Neale granted British patent for American postal service on this day in history.
Apr 09 French troops occupy Mons in the year 1691.
Apr 23 In the year 1691 jean-Henri D'Anglebert, composer, dies
May 16 In the year 1691 jacob Leisler, becomes 1st American colonist hanged for treason
May 17 In the year 1691 antoine Court, French reformed theologist
May 29 In the year 1691 cornelis Tromp, admiral-general/son of Maarten T, dies at 61
Jun 12 Pope Innocent XII succeeds Alexander VIII on this day in history.
Jun 14 On this day in history jan Francisci, composer
Jul 01 On this day in history marc'Antonio Pasqualini, composer, dies at 77
Jul 12 Antonio Pignatelli elected as Pope Innocentius XII in the year 1691.
Jul 12 Battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II on this day in history.
Jul 16 Francois-Michel Le Tellier, marquis de Louvois, statesman, dies in the year 1691.
Jul 22 On this day in history battle at Aghrim: English/Dutch army beats France
Jul 25 In the year 1691 alessandro Galilei, Italian architect (Cappella Corsini)
Aug 16 On this day in history yorktown Va founded
Aug 19 In the year 1691 battle at Szalankemen: Austrians beat Turks
Aug 19 Mustafa Koprulu, Turkish grand vizer, dies in battle in the year 1691.
Sep 12 On this day in history johann Georg III, Elector of Saxony (1680-91), dies at 44
Sep 17 On this day in history colony Massachusetts Bay gets new charter
Oct 03 In the year 1691 english & Dutch army occupies Limerick Ireland
Oct 17 In the year 1691 new royal charter for Massachusetts, now including Maine, Plymouth
Nov 15 Albert Cuyp, landscape painter, buried at 71 in the year 1691.
Nov 27 Josef Antonin Planicky, composer on this day in history.
Dec 04 In the year 1691 emperor Leopold I takes control of Transsylvania
Dec 10 On this day in history cornelis Pronk, Dutch portrait painter/cartoonist