What Happened in June 1749

Historical Events

  • Jun 21 Pieter Steyn installed as pension advisor of Netherlands
  • Jun 21 Halifax, Nova Scotia, is founded
  • Jun 25 General fast because of drought in MA
  • Jun 29 New Governor Charles de la Ralière Des Herbiers arrives at Isle Royale (Cape Breton Island).

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 15 George Joseph Vogler, composer
  • Jun 19 Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, French chairman (National Convention)
  • Jun 23 Konrad Back, German monastic composer, born in Haigerloch (d. 1810)
  • Jun 26 Louis Joseph Claude Saint-Amans, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 13 Jan F van Bloemen, [Orizonte], Flemish painter, dies at 87
  • Jun 16 Johann Baptista Ruffini, Italian trader (b. 1672)
  • Jun 18 Ambrose Philips, English poet (b. 1674)