On This Day

What Happened in June 1547

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

  • Jun 21 Great fire in Moscow, a third of the largely wooden city destroyed and 2-3,000 killed

The Protestant Reformation

Jun 23 Champion of the Protestant Reformation, Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse is captured and taken to south Germany


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)