On This Day

What Happened in June 1620

Historical Events

  • Jun 3 Construction of the oldest stone church in French North America, Notre-Dame-des-Anges, begins at Quebec City, Quebec, Canada

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 29 Masaniello [Tommaso Aniello], Italian fisherman and leader of the 1647 Naples revolt against the rule of Habsburg Spain, born in Naples, Spanish Empire (d. 1647)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 16 Carlo Saraceni [Carlo Veniziano], Italian painter (Judith), dies
  • Jun 29 John Aerts, Flemish sculptor