June 1789 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 1 1st US congressional act becomes law (on administering oaths)
  • Jun 3 Alex Mackenzie explores Mackenzie River (Canada)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 8 James Madison introduces a proposed Bill of Rights in the US House of Representatives

4th US President James Madison
4th US President
James Madison
  • Jun 9 Spanish capture British schooner Northwest America near Vancouver Island
  • Jun 13 Mrs Alexander Hamilton serves ice cream for dessert to Washington
  • Jun 14 Capt William Bligh reaches Timor
  • Jun 17 French Revolution: During the meeting of the Estates-General, the Third Estate proclaims itself the 'National Assembly'

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 15 Josiah Henson, American slave and settlement founder (d. 1883)
  • Jun 30 E J Horace Vernet, French painter

Deaths in History

  • Jun 12 Jean E Liotard, [Turk], Swiss painter (Maria-Theresia), dies