On This Day

What Happened in June 1714

Historical Events

  • Jun 12 Prussia and Russia sign secret treaty
  • Jun 26 Spain & Netherlands sign peace/trade agreement

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 6 Joseph, King of Portugal (1750-77), born in Lisbon, Portugal (d. 1777)
  • Jun 17 César-François Cassini de Thury, French astronomer (geodesic labor), born in Thury-sous-Clermont, Oise, France (d. 1784)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 8 Sophia of Hanover, Princess Palatine and Electress of Saxony, dies at 83
  • Jun 22 Matthew Henry, English non-conformist minister (b. 1662)
  • Jun 28 Cornelis Chastelein, colonial director, dies at 56
  • Jun 28 Daniel van Papenbroeck, Flemish jesuit/historian, dies at 86