On This Day

June 1633 in History

Events in History

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 & Physicist Galileo Galilei
Astronomer & Physicist
Galileo Galilei

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 Geminiano Montanari, Italian astronomer (d. 1687)
  • Jun 16 Jean de Thévenot, French traveler and scientist (d. 1667)
  • Jun 19 Philipp van Limborch, Dutch Remonstrants theologist and vicar, born in Amsterdam (d. 1712)