On This Day

What Happened in June 1519

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Jun 28 King Carlos I elected Holy Roman Catholic Emperor Charles V

Holy Roman Emperor Charles V
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles V

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 6 Andrea Cesalpino, Italian philosopher, physician and botanist, born in Arezzo, Italy (d. 1603)
  • Jun 12 Cosimo I de Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany and art patron of Florence, born in Florence, Italy (d. 1574)
  • Jun 24 Theodore Beza, French Reformed Protestant theologian, born in Vezelay, Burgundy, Kingdom of France (d. 1605)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 24 Lucrezia Borgia, Italian noblewoman, daughter of Pope Alexander VI, dies at 39