On This Day

What Happened in June 1753

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

King of Great Britain and Ireland George II
King of Great Britain and Ireland
George II
  • 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)