June 1806 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 5 1st trotter to break 3 minute mile (Yankee)
  • Jun 5 Batavian Republic becomes Kingdom of Holland
  • Jun 24 British under Commodore Popham and Colonel Beresford reach Buenos Aires
  • Jun 27 Buenos Aires captured by British

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 John Buchanan Floyd, Ex-Sect of War (Union), (d. 1863)
  • Jun 8 Gideon Johnson Pillow, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1878)
  • Jun 12 John A. Roebling, German-America civil engineer (Brooklyn Bridge) (d. 1869)
  • Jun 13 Bernard ter Haar, Dutch vicar/poet/church historian
  • Jun 16 Edward Davy, English physician, chemist, and inventor (d. 1885)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 8 George Wythe, US attorney (signed Declaration of Independence), dies at about 79
  • Jun 23 Mathurin Jacques Brisson, French naturalist (b. 1723)