On This Day

What Happened in June 1606

Historical Events

  • Jun 25 Alkmaarse clergy asks "Great Dertelheyt"
  • Jun 25 St Jansday is forbidden

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 6 Pierre Corneille, French poet and dramatist (El Cid, Horace), born in Rouen, France (d. 1684)
  • Jun 16 Arthur Chichester, 1st Earl of Donegall, Irish soldier (d. 1675)
  • Jun 19 James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Hamilton, Scottish statesman, born in Hamilton Palace, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1649)