On This Day

What Happened in June 1497

Historical Events

  • Jun 17 Battle of Deptford Bridge - forces under King Henry VII soundly defeat Cornish rebels led by Michael An Gof
  • Jun 22 Antitax insurrection in Cornwall suppressed at Blackheath

Historic Event

Jun 24 John Cabot claims Eastern Canada for England (believes he has found Asia in Nova Scotia)

  • Jun 24 Cornish traitors Michael An Gof and Thomas Flamank are executed at Tyburn, London

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 14 Giovanni Borgia, Duke of Borgia (b. 1474)