On This Day

What Happened in June 1646

Historical Events

  • Jun 25 Thomas Fairfax's New Model Army occupies Oxford

Famous Birthdays

Elena Cornaro Piscopia

Jun 5 Elena Cornaro Piscopia, Italian mathematician and the 1st woman to receive an academic degree from a university, born in Venice, Italy (d. 1684)

  • Jun 21 Maria Francisca of Savoy, Queen consort of Portugal, born in Hôtel de Nemours, Paris, France (d. 1683)