On This Day

What Happened in June 1744

Historical Events

  • Jun 6 France and Prussia sign peace treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 4 Patrick Ferguson, Scottish army officer and rifle inventor (Ferguson flintlock rifle), born in Pitfours, Scotland (d. 1780)
  • Jun 18 Georg Augustin Holler, German composer (d. 1814)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 14 Andre Campra, French composer, dies at 83