On This Day

What Happened in June 1724

Historical Events

  • Jun 23 Russia and Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 8 John Smeaton, British civil engineer, born in Austhorpe, Leeds, England (d. 1792)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 15 Henry Sacheverell, English churchman and politician (b. 1674)
  • Jun 24 Johann Theile, German composer (Adam und Eva), dies at 77