On This Day

What Happened in June 1667

Historical Events

  • Jun 12 -13] Michiel de Ruyter destroys English fleet
  • Jun 15 1st fully documented human blood transfusion is performed by French physician, Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys, when a small amount of sheep blood is transfused into a 15-year old boy, who survives the procedure
  • Jun 21 Dutch Admiral Michiel de Ruyter occupies Sheerness, England

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 18 Ivan Trubetskoy, Russian field marshal (d. 1750)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 5 Francesco Sforza Pallavicino, Italian theologist and historian (Istoria del Concilio di Trento), dies at 59
  • Jun 7 Thomas de Keyser, Amsterdam master builder/painter, buried
  • Jun 18 Louise Henriette, daughter of Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange, dies at 39