What Happened in June 1742

Historical Events

  • Jun 9 Battle of Bloody Marsh-Spanish assault on Simons Island, Georgia

1stHistoric Invention

Jun 11 Benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove

United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin
United States Founding Father
Benjamin Franklin

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 17 William Hooper, US attorney (signed Declaration of Independence)
  • Jun 22 Heinrich Gottfried Reichard, composer
  • Jun 26 Arthur Middleton, signer (Declaration of Independence)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 8 Omobono Stradivari, Italian violin maker/son of Antonius, dies at 62
  • Jun 18 John Aislabie, English politician (b. 1670)
  • Jun 28 Johann Joseph Ignaz Brentner, composer, dies at 52