What Happened in June 1660

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 Mary Dyer is hanged for defying a law banning Quakers from the Massachusetts Bay Colony

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 3 Johannes Schenck, Dutch born composer, baptized in Amsterdam, The Netherlands (d. c. 1712)
  • Jun 5 Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, close friend of Queen Anne of Great Britain, born in Hertfordshire (d. 1744)

Famous Weddings

Wedding of Interest

Jun 9 French King Louis XIV (21) marries Maria Theresa of Spain (21) at Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 1 Mary Dyer, English Quaker (martyred) - hanged for defying a law banning Quakers from the Massachusetts Bay Colony
  • Jun 30 William Oughtred, English mathematician (b. 1575)