On This Day

What Happened in June 1627

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jun 2 English king Charles I establishes Guyana Company

Historic Event

Jun 10 Dutch privateer Piet Heyn attacks Portuguese ships in the Bay of All Saints, Brazil

  • Jun 20 Ottoman pirates begin raids on Icelandic villages, will eventually capture over 400 people to sell into slavery

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 13 Fidel Molitor, Swiss composer, born in Wil (d. 1685)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 27 John Hayward, English historian