What Happened on June 20, 1597

Famous Deaths

  • Willem Barents [Barentsz], Dutch navigator and arctic explorer (Barents Sea named after him), dies at sea in the Arctic at about 47
1597 Highlights

About June 20, 1597

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 426 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini