What Happened in June 1830

Historical Events

  • Jun 12 Beginning of the French colonization of Algeria: 34,000 French soldiers land 27 kilometers west of Algiers, at Sidi Ferruch

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 2 Olivier Metra, composer
  • Jun 17 Rochard Montgomery Gano, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1913)
  • Jun 22 Theodor Leschetizky, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 1 Sahajanand Swami, believed to be an incarnation of god by his followers, leaves his mortal body. (b. 1781)
  • Jun 4 Antonio José de Sucre, Great Marshall of Ayacucho (b. 1795)
  • Jun 25 Ephraim McDowell, American Physician (pioneered abdominal surgery), dies at 58
  • Jun 28 David Walker, abolitionist (Appeal to Colored Citizens), dies at 44