On This Day

Historical Events in June 1629

  • Jun 4 Dutch East India ship Batavia wrecks on Morning Reef off the Houtman Abrolhos, Western Australia, with 200 survivors (only 70 survive after three months due to mutiny and murders) [1]

Victory in Battle

Jun 18 Sea battle at Dungeness: Piet Heyn beats the Dunkirkers, commerce raiders in the service of the Spanish Monarchy

  • Jun 28 Peace of Al├Ęs: Rights of French huguenots limited