On This Day

What Happened in June 1722

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Holy Roman Emperor Charles VI
Holy Roman Emperor
Charles VI

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

Person of interestJohn Churchill

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