On This Day

What Happened in June 1710

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 10 James Short, Scottish mathematician and manufacturer of telescopes, born in Edinburgh (d. 1768)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 1 David Mitchell, Scottish admiral in the British Royal navy (b. 1642)
  • Jun 6 Francoise de la Baume Le Blanc, mistress of King Louis XIV, dies at 65
  • Jun 7 Louise de La Vallière, French mistress of Louis XIV (1661-67), dies at 65
  • Jun 25 Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian, dies at 74