On This Day

What Happened in June 1748

Historical Events

  • Jun 3 Amsterdam establishes municipal postal service

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Jun 24 The Kingswood School is opened by John Wesley and his brother Charles Wesley in Bristol. The school later moved to Bath

Evangelist John Wesley
John Wesley
  • Jun 28 Riot after public execution in Amsterdam, 200+ killed

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 30 Jean-Dominique, comte de Cassini, French astronomer, born in Paris (d. 1845)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 28 Marretje Arends [Matje of Nieuwendijk], Amsterdam plunderer, hanged
  • Jun 28 Pieter van Dort, Amsterdam plunderer, hanged