On This Day

Historical Events in June 1633

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Jun 2 Prince Frederick Henry conquers fort Rhine at Cologne

Prince of Orange Frederick Henry
Prince of Orange
Frederick Henry
  • Jun 20 Charter for Maryland is given to Lord Cecil Baltimore

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 22 Galileo Galilei forced to recant his Copernican views that the Earth orbits the Sun by the Pope (Vatican only admits it was wrong on Oct 31, 1992!)

Astronomer and Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer and Physicist
Galileo Galilei