On This Day

What Happened in June 1611

Historical Events

  • Jun 13 John Fabricius dedicates earliest sunspot publication

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 22 Henry Hudson set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery and never seen again

Explorer Henry Hudson
Henry Hudson

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Felician Schwab, composer
  • Jun 22 Pablo Bruna, Spanish blind composer, born in Daroca, Spain (d. 1679)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 8 Jean Bertaut, French poet (b. 1552)