On This Day

What Happened in June 1730

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 7 Georg von Pasterwiz, Austrian composer, born in Passau, Germany (d. 1803)
  • Jun 14 Antonio Sacchini, Italian opera composer, born in Florence (d. 1786)
  • Jun 20 Nonnosus Madlseder, German composer, born in Merano (d. 1797)
  • Jun 21 Norinaga Motoori, Japanese scientist, born in Matsuzaka, Japan (d. 1801)

Person of interestCharles Messier

Jun 26 Charles Messier, French astronomer (cataloguer of "M objects"), born in Badonviller, Lorraine, France (d. 1817)

Astronomer Charles Messier
Astronomer
Charles Messier

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 6 Alain Emmanuel de Co√ętlogon, Marshal of France, dies at 83