On This Day

What Happened in June 1619

Historical Events

  • Jun 2 England and the Netherlands sign treaty about trading in the Indies
  • Jun 10 Thirty Years' War: Battle of Záblatí, a turning point in the Bohemian Revolt
  • Jun 24 Tsar Michail's father Filaret becomes patriarch of Moscow

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 7 Paulus Voet, Dutch jurist and historian, born in Heusden, Netherlands (d. 1667)
  • Jun 24 Rijcklof Volckertsz van Goens, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1678-81), born in Rees, Germany (d. 1682)