On This Day

What Happened in June 1674

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 20 Nicholas Rowe, English poet and playwright (Tamerlane), Poet Laureate (1715-18), born in Little Barford, Bedfordshire (d. 1718)
  • Jun 22 Jean Philippe Eugène de Mérode, Belgian marquis of Westerloo, born in Brussels (d. 1732)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 4 John Lievens, Dutch painter, etcher and wood carver, dies at 66
  • Jun 11 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns, dies at 52
  • Jun 14 Marin le Roy de Gomberville, French writer (b. 1600)