On This Day

Famous People Who Died in June 1629

Person of interestPiet Heyn

Jun 18 Piet Heyn, Dutch privateer who captured a Spanish silver fleet and admiral who became a folk hero, shot by cannonball during a skirmish with privateers at 51

Dutch Admiral and Privateer Piet Heyn
Dutch Admiral and Privateer
Piet Heyn
  • Jun 24 Charles Scribani, Flemish jesuit and author, dies at 67