On This Day

What Happened in June 1719

Historical Events

  • Jun 10 Jacobite Rising: Battle of Glen Shiel.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 11 Franz K von Velbruck, German free mason/prince-bishop of Luik
  • Jun 28 Étienne François, duc de Choiseul, French statesman, born in Nancy, France (d. 1785)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 17 Joseph Addison, English essayist and poet (co-founder of The Spectator), dies at 47