On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1611

Deadly Quest For The Northern Passage

Historical Events

Historic Event

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

Explorer Henry Hudson
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? 410 years, 4 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer