On This Day

June 1625 in History

Events in History

Historic Event

Jun 2 Prince Frederick Henry sworn in as viceroy of Holland/Zealand

  • Jun 5 Spanish troops under Spinola conquer Breda

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 6 Domenico Guidi, Italian sculptor, born in Carrara, Italy (d. 1701)
  • Jun 8 Giovanni Domenico Cassini, Italian-French mathematician, astronomer and engineer who discovered four of Saturn's moons, born in Perinaldo, Republic of Genova (d. 1712)

Weddings in History

Charles I

Jun 13 English king Charles I marries French princess Henrietta Maria at Canterbury cathedral in Canterbury, England

Deaths in History

  • Jun 1 HonorĂ© d'UrfĂ©, French writer (b. 1568)