On This Day

What Happened in June 1534

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jun 9 Jacques Cartier 1st sails into mouth of St Lawrence River

  • Jun 12 Turkish admiral Chaireddin "Barbarossa" allows Giulia Gonzaga to kidnap and plunder in Naples
  • Jun 29 French explorer Jacques Cartier is the first European to discover Prince Edward Islands, Canada

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 23 Oda Nobunaga, Japanese warlord (d. 1582)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 14 Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, inspired Chaitanya movement, dies at 48