What Happened in June 1810

Historical Events

  • Jun 23 John Jacob Astor organizes Pacific Fur Co (Astoria, Oregon)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 9 Carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai, composer
  • Jun 17 Ferdinand Freiligrath, German poet and translator, born in Detmold, Principality of Lippe (d. 1876)
  • Jun 19 Ferdinand David, violist/compser (Hohe Schule des Violinspiels)
  • Jun 23 Franziska"Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina
  • Jun 30 Stanko Vraz, [Jakob Frass], Slovenian/Croatian poet (illyrism)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 21 US President Zachary Taylor (25) weds Margaret Smith near Louisville, Kentucky

12th US President Zachary Taylor
12th US President
Zachary Taylor

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 1 Johann Paul Wessely, composer, dies at 47
  • Jun 7 Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian engraver (b. 1765)
  • Jun 13 Johann Gottfried Seume, German writer (Spaziergang nach Syrakus), dies at 47
  • Jun 26 Joseph Michel Montgolfier, French inventor (b. 1740)