On This Day

What Happened in June 1624

Historical Events

  • Jun 8 Earthquake strikes Peru
  • Jun 10 Netherlands & France sign anti-Spanish Treaty of Compi├Ęgne
  • Jun 16 Virginia becomes an English crown colony following the bankruptcy of the London Company

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 2 Jan III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96)
  • Jun 15 Hiob Ludolf, German orientalist (d. 1704)