On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1611

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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
Henry Hudson

Famous Birthdays

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