On This Day

June 1657 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 1 1st Quakers arrives in New Amsterdam (NY)

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 10 James Cragg the Elder, British politician (d. 1721)
  • Jun 14 Cornelis Cruys [Niels Olsen Creutz], Norwegian Dutch admiral, commanded the Russian Baltic fleet, born in Stravanger, Denmark-Norway (d. 1727)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 3 William Harvey, English physician (discovered blood circulation), dies at 79