What Happened in June 1805

Historical Events

  • Jun 4 Tripoli forced to conclude peace with US after war over tribute
  • Jun 5 1st recorded tornado in "Tornado Alley" (Southern Illinois)
  • Jun 10 First Barbary War: Yussif Karamanli signs a treaty ending hostilities with the United States.
  • Jun 21 Great Stone Face, or the Profile found in New Hampshire

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 8 Luigi Ricci, Italian composer, born in Naples (d. 1859)
  • Jun 14 Robert Anderson, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 1871)
  • Jun 15 William Butler Ogden, first Mayor of Chicago (d. 1877)
  • Jun 21 Karl Friedrich Curschmann, composer
  • Jun 21 Charles Thomas Jackson, American scientist, polymath (d. 1880)
  • Jun 22 Giuseppe Mazzini, Italian revolutionary (Il Apostolato Popolare)
  • Jun 27 Stephen Elvey, composer
  • Jun 29 Hiram Powers, US sculptor (Greek Slave)

Famous Weddings


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Jun 3 Lady Caroline Ponsonby (19) marries future Prime Minister William Lamb, Lord Melbourne (26) in London

British Prime Minister William Lamb
British Prime Minister
William Lamb

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 19 Louis-Jean-François Lagrenée, French painter (b. 1724)