On This Day

What Happened in June 1615

Historical Events

  • Jun 2 First RĂ©collet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France

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Jun 4 Siege of Osaka: Forces under the shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu take Osaka Castle in Japan

  • Jun 14 Jacques Le Maire sail to Zuidland/Terra Australis

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 20 Salvatore Rosa, Italian baroque painter, poet, musician and actor, born in Arenella, Italy (d. 1673)
  • Jun 27 Johann Paul Schor, German Baroque painter, born in Innsbruck, Austria (d. 1674)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 3 Sanada Yukimura, Japanese samurai (b. 1567)
  • Jun 23 Mashita Nagamori, Japanese warlord (b. 1545)