What Happened in June 1792

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 Kentucky admitted as 15th US state
  • Jun 4 Captain George Vancouver claims Puget Sound for Britain
  • Jun 12 Captain George Vancouver discovers site of Vancouver, British Columbia

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Jun 13 King Louis XVI dissmisses French government

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI
  • Jun 21 Vancouver meets Spanish ships Sutil & Mexicana off Vancouver, BC

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 9 Frederic L G, Earl of Merode, Belgian revolutionary
  • Jun 16 Sir Thomas Mitchell, Australian explorer (d. 1855)
  • Jun 16 John Linnell, English artist (d. 1882)
  • Jun 19 Gustav Schwab, German writer, born in Stuttgart (d. 1850)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 4 John Burgoyne, British general (surrendered at Saratoga during the American Revolutionary War), dies at 70
  • Jun 16 Benjamin Tupper, Continental Army officer, and pioneer to the Ohio Country (b. 1738)
  • Jun 25 Thomas Peters, Early Sierra Leonean founder (b. 1738)
  • Jun 30 Francesco Antonio Rosetti, composer, dies