What Happened in June 1770

Historical Events

  • 3rd Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo founded in Calif

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

11th Capt James Cook discovers Great Barrier Reef off Australia

Captain/Explorer James Cook
Captain/Explorer
James Cook
  • 19th General Church of New Jerusalem established
  • 19th Emanuel Swedenborg reports the completion of the Second Coming of Christ in his work True Christian Religion.
  • 28th Quakers open a school for blacks in Philadelphia

Famous Birthdays

  • 3rd Manuel Belgrano, Argentina
  • 4th James Hewitt, composer
  • 7th Earl of Liverpool, (C) British PM (1812-27)
  • 20th Moses Waddel, American educator/minister and bestselling author (d. 1840)

Famous Deaths

  • 23rd Mark Akenside, English poet and physician (b. 1721)