On This Day

What Happened in June 1656

Historical Events

  • Jun 20 Polish King Jan II Casimir recaptures Warsaw

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 5 Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, French botanist, born in Aix-en-Provence, France (d. 1708)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 9 Thomas Tomkins, Welsh-born virginalist composer, dies at 83 or 84