On This Day

What Happened in June 1643

Historical Events

  • Jun 15 Able Tasman returns to Batavia after discovering Tasmania
  • Jun 18 Skirmish at Chalgrove Field: Prince Rupert defeats Parliamentarian armies
  • Jun 30 Battle of Adwalton Moor: Royalists beat parliamentary army during First English Civil war

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 24 John Hampden, English politician, dies of injuries at about 48