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What Happened on June 22, 1611

Article: Deadly Quest For The Northern Passage

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Explorer Henry Hudson
Explorer
Henry Hudson

Famous Birthdays

  • Pablo Bruna, Spanish blind composer, born in Daroca, Spain (d. 1679)
1611 Highlights

About June 22, 1611

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 409 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer