On This Day

What Happened in June 1647

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 4 English Parliamentary army under Cornet George Joyce takes King Charles I as a prisoner during Second Civil War

King of England Charles I
King of England
Charles I

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 20 Johann Georg III, Elector of Saxony (1680-91), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1691)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 12 Thomas Farnaby, English grammarian