On This Day

What Happened in June 1611

Historical Events

  • Jun 13 John Fabricius dedicates earliest sunspot publication

Historic Event

Jun 22 English explorer Henry Hudson, his son and seven others set adrift in Hudson Bay by mutineers on his ship Discovery and never seen again

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)