On This Day

What Happened in June 1682

Historical Events

  • Jun 10 Tornado in Connecticut uproots a 3 ft diameter oak tree

Historic Event

Jun 18 English Quaker William Penn founds Philadelphia, in the Pennsylvania Colony

  • Jun 29 Sofia Alekseyevna names herself regent of Russia for her brothers Ivan V and half-brother Peter I

Famous Birthdays

Charles XII

Jun 17 Charles XII, King of Sweden (1697-1718), born in Tre Kronor, Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1718)