What Happened in June 1610

Historical Events

  • Jun 10 1st Dutch settlers arrive (from NJ), to colonize Manhattan Island
  • Jun 10 Thomas West, Baron de La Mar, is appointed governor of Virginia

Victory in Battle

Jun 19 Samuel de Champlain and his French army defeat the Mohawk people at the Battle of Sorel in New France, present-day Sorel-Tracy, Quebec

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 3 Jacob Neefs, Flemish engraver/publisher, baptized