On This Day

What Happened on June 12, 1665

Historical Events

  • England installs a municipal government in New York City
  • New Amsterdam legally becomes an English colony and renamed New York after English Duke of York
1665 Highlights

About June 12, 1665

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 355 years, 5 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini