On This Day

What Happened in June 1747

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 24 Johann Melchior Dreyer, German composer, born in Röttingen, Württemberg (d. 1824)
  • Jun 26 Leopold Koželuch, Czech composer, born in Velvary, Czech Republic (d. 1818)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 6 Jean Barriere, composer, dies
  • Jun 19 Alessandro Marcello, composer, dies at 74
  • Jun 19 Nader Shah, Iranian ruler (1736-47) and founder of Afsharid Dynasty of Persia, murdered at 58