On This Day

What Happened in June 1523

Historical Events

  • Jun 6 Gustav Vasa is elected King of Sweden, marking the end of the Kalmar Union
  • Jun 12 Frisian rebel leader Jancko Douwama arrested

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 5 Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, born in Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France (d. 1573)