On This Day

What Happened in June 1722

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jun 30 Hungarian Parliament condemns Emperor Charles VI's Pragmatic Sanctions

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 8 Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, German composer, born in Ulm, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (d. 1794)
  • Jun 30 Jiří Antonín Benda, Czech composer and violinist, born in Benátky nad Jizerou, Bohemia (d. 1795)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 5 Johann Kuhnau, Bohemian organist, choirmaster, and composer (Biblical Sonatas), dies at 62

John Churchill

Jun 16 John Churchill, 1st duke of Marlborough, English general strategist, dies at 72