On This Day

What Happened in June 1621

Historical Events

  • Jun 3 Dutch West India Company (WIC) receives charter for The West Indies (The Americas, Caribbean and West Africa)
  • Jun 25 French government army occupies Fort St Jean d'Angély at La Rochelle

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 8 Anne de Xainctonge, French saint and founder of the Society of the Sisters of Saint Ursula of the Blessed Virgin, dies at 53
  • Jun 21 Kryštof Harant, Polish soldier, writer, and composer (b. 1564)