On This Day

What Happened in June 1659

Historical Events

  • Jun 29 The Russians, led by Prince Trubetskoy are defeated by the Ukrainian armies of Ivan Vyhovsky in the Battle of Konotop.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 3 David Gregory, Scottish astronomer (d. 1708)
  • Jun 12 Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Japanese samurai (d. 1719)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 3 Morgan Llwyd, Welsh Puritan preacher and writer (b. 1619)