On This Day

Historical Events in June 1667

  • Jun 12 -13] Michiel de Ruyter destroys English fleet
  • Jun 15 1st fully documented human blood transfusion is performed by French physician, Dr. Jean-Baptiste Denys, when a small amount of sheep blood is transfused into a 15-year old boy, who survives the procedure
  • Jun 21 Dutch Admiral Michiel de Ruyter occupies Sheerness, England