On This Day

What Happened in June 1671

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 8 Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor), born in Venice, Italy (d. 1751)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 6 Stenka/Stepan Razin, Russian cossack/boer leader quartered alive (ns. 16 June)
  • Jun 16 Stenka Razin, Cossack rebel leader, tortured & executed in Moscow
  • Jun 25 Giovanni Riccioli, Italian astronomer (Almagestum Novum), dies at 73