What Happened in June 1757

Historical Events

  • Jun 18 Battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia
  • Jun 23 Robert Clive defeats army led by Suraja Dowlaat Plassey, wins control of Bengal

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Ignaz J Pleyel, Austria composer/piano builder (Piano method)
  • Jun 5 Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist (d. 1808)
  • Jun 8 Cardinal Ercole Consalvi, Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal (d. 1824)
  • Jun 13 Christian Ludwig Dieter, composer
  • Jun 18 Ignaz Joseph Pleyel, composer
  • Jun 18 Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine leader (d. 1833)
  • Jun 22 George Vancouver, surveyed Pacific coast from San Francisco to Vancouver Island

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 27 Willem Gideon Deutz, Amsterdam regent/banker/merchant, dies at 59