What Happened in June 1771

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Ferdinando Paer, composer
  • Jun 3 Sydney Smith, Woodford Essex, preacher/reformer/author
  • Jun 3 Charles Bernard Desormes, Dijon, French Physicist and Chemist who determined the ratio of the specific heats of gases as well as the exact composition of carbon monoxide and carbon disulphide
  • Jun 5 Ernst Augustus I, Duke of Cumberland/King of Hanover (1837-51)
  • Jun 5 Willem F, count of Bylandt, Dutch military officer
  • Jun 12 Patrick Gass, Falling Springs PA, sgt of Lewis & Clark Expedition
  • Jun 19 Joseph Gergonne, French mathematician (d. 1859)
  • Jun 20 Thomas Douglas, 5th Earl of Selkirk, Scottish philanthropist (d. 1820)
  • Jun 24 E I Du Pont, France, chemist/scientist (Du Pont)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 8 George Montague-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, English statesman (b. 1716)
  • Jun 23 Jean-Claude Trial, composer, dies at 38