On This Day

Events in History in June 1658

  • Jun 3 Pope Alexander VII appoints François de Laval vicar apostolic in New France
  • Jun 14 Battle of the Dunes: English and French forces defeat the Spanish near Dunkirk during Franco-Spanish War
  • Jun 23 Dutch troops occupy last Portuguese Fort at Jafnapatnam in Ceylon
  • Jun 24 French fleet recaptures Duinkerk
  • Jun 25 Spanish garrison at Dunkirk surrenders to French and English