On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1616

Famous Deaths


Person of interestTokugawa Ieyasu

Tokugawa Ieyasu, Japanese Shogun who founded the first Tokugawa Shogunate and united Japan, dies from natural causes


1616 Highlights

About June 1, 1616

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 404 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Gemini