May 1673 in history

May 1673 events chronologically

May 17 Louis Jolliet and Jacques Marquette begin exploring the Mississippi River

Born in May 1673

May 17 Dominik von Königsegg-Rothenfels an imperial Fieldmarshal.
May 19 Frederick III Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg a Landgrave of Hesse-Homburg.

Died in May 1673

May 13 Johannes Bach a German composer and musician of the Baroque. He was the father of the so-called "Erfurt line" of Bach family musicians
May 28 Joan Blaeu a Dutch cartographer born in Alkmaar, the son of cartographer Willem Blaeu.