What Happened in June 1596

Historical Events

  • Jun 22 Cornelis de Houtmans fleet reaches Banten Java
  • Jun 30 English and Dutch fleet begin attack of the Spain fleet moored at Cádiz during the Anglo-Spanish war. Leads also to the looting and burning of the city of Cádiz.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 23 Johan Banér, Swedish soldier (d. 1641)
  • Jun 29 Emperor Go-Mizunoo, 108th Emperor of Japan, born in Kyoto, Japan (d. 1680)