On This Day

What Happened in June 1657

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 1st Quakers arrives in New Amsterdam (NY)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 3 Manuel de Egues, composer
  • Jun 10 James Cragg the Elder, British politician (d. 1721)
  • Jun 14 Cornelis Cruys, [Niels Olsen Creutz], Norwegian Dutch admiral, commanded the Russian Baltic fleet, born in Stravanger, Denmark-Norway (d. 1727)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 3 William Harvey, English physician (discovered blood circulation), dies at 79
  • Jun 26 Tobias Michael, German composer, dies at 65