On This Day

What Happened in June 1625

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jun 2 Prince Frederick Henry sworn in as viceroy of Holland/Zealand

  • Jun 5 Spanish troops under Spinola conquer Breda

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 6 Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor, born in Carrara, Italy (d. 1701)
  • Jun 8 Giovanni Domenico Cassini, Italian-French mathematician, astronomer and engineer who discovered four of Saturn's moons, born in Perinaldo, Republic of Genova (d. 1712)

Famous Weddings

Charles I

Jun 13 English king Charles I marries French princess Henrietta Maria at Canterbury cathedral in Canterbury, England

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 1 Honoré d'Urfé, French writer (b. 1568)
  • Jun 5 Orlando Gibbons, English organist and composer (Silver Swan), dies at 41