On This Day

What Happened in June 1603

Historical Events

  • Jun 19 Merga Bien arrested for witchcraft in Fulda, Germany, part of Fulda witch trials. She and about 250 people later burned at the stake.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 17 Joseph of Cupertino, Italian saint, born in Copertino, Apulia, Kingdom of Naples (d. 1663)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 27 Jan Dymitr Solikowski, Polish archbishop and diplomat (b. 1539)