What Happened in June 1716

Historical Events

  • Jun 5 England & Emperor Karel VI signs military treaty
  • Jun 6 1st slaves arrive in Louisiana
  • Jun 25 Eugenius of Savoye named land guardian of Austrian Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 18 Joseph M Vien, French (court) painter, born in Montpellier, France
  • Jun 23 Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley, English politician (d. 1789)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 2 Ogata Korin, Japanese painter
  • Jun 5 Roger Cotes, English mathematician (b. 1682)
  • Jun 8 Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (b. 1658)
  • Jun 9 Banda Bahadur, Sikh military commander (executed)
  • Jun 28 George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, English general (b. 1665)