On This Day

What Happened in June 1753

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jun 7 British Museum founded by an Act of Parliament with royal assent from King George II (opens in 1759)

  • Jun 13 Austria, Great Britain & Modena sign secret military treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 8 Nicolas-Marie Dalayrac, French composer, born in Muret, Haute-Garonne, France (d. 1809)
  • Jun 10 William Eustis, 12th Governor of Massachusetts (1823-25), born in Cambridge, Massachusetts Bay, British America (d. 1825)