On This Day

What Happened in June 1738

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 3 Johann Christoph Oley, German composer, born in Bernburg, Saxony-Anhalt (baptism date) (d. 1789)

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Jun 4 George III, King of Great Britain (1760-1820), born in London, England

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King of Great Britain, Ireland and Hanover
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  • Jun 16 Mary Katharine Goddard, American printer and publisher (d. 1816)
  • Jun 22 Jacques Delille, French poet and translator (d. 1813)
  • Jun 29 Constantin Reindl, German composer, born in Jettenhofen, Oberpfalz, Germany (d. 1799)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 5 Isaac de Beausobre, French Protestant pastor, dies at 79
  • Jun 21 Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount Townshend, English statesman (b. 1674)