On This Day

What Happened in June 1547

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 13 King Ferdinand of Austria subjects himself on Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent

Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent
Ottoman Sultan
Suleiman the Magnificent
  • Jun 21 Great fire in Moscow, 2-3,000 killed

Papal VisitThe Protestant Reformation

Jun 23 Champion of the Protestant Reformation, Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse is captured and taken to south Germany
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1517 copy of Martin Luther's 95 theses, the publication of which began the Protestant Reformation in Europe
1517 copy of Martin Luther's 95 theses, the publication of which began the Protestant Reformation in Europe

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 28 Cristofano Malvezzi, Italian composer, born in Lucca, Tuscany, Italy (d. 1599)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 21 Sebastiano del Piombo, Italian painter (b. 1485)