On This Day

What Happened in June 1651

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jun 12 The newly completed Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi (Fountain of the Four Rivers) by Gian Lorenzo Bernini is unveiled in Rome

  • Jun 28 Battle of Beresteczko between Poles and Ukrainians starts.
  • Jun 30 The Deluge: Khmelnytsky Uprising - the Battle of Beresteczko ends with a Polish victory

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 16 Marsilio Casentini, Italian composer, dies at 74