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), born in Dordrecht, Dutch Republic (d. 1672)

Blaise Pascal

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