On This Day

What Happened in June 1623

Historical Events

  • Jun 14 1st breach-of-promise lawsuit: Rev Gerville Pooley, Virginia files against Cicely Jordan, he loses

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 15 Cornelis de Witt, Dutch statesman (Chatham)

Person of interestBlaise Pascal

Jun 19 Blaise Pascal, French mathematician, physicist and Christian philosopher (Pascal's Law, Pascal's Wager), born in Clermont-Ferrand, France (d. 1662)

Mathematician, Physicist and Philosopher Blaise Pascal
Mathematician, Physicist and Philosopher
Blaise Pascal

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 16 Christian, Duke of Brunswick-L├╝neburg-Wolfenb├╝ttel, German Protestant military leader (b. 1599)