On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1547

Historical Events

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

Famous Deaths

  • Sebastiano del Piombo, Italian painter (b. 1485)
1547 Highlights

About June 21, 1547

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 474 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer