On This Day

What Happened in June 1754

Historical Events

  • Jun 19 Albany Congress held by seven British colonies & Iroquois indians

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 4 Franz Xaver, Baron Von Zach, Austrian astronomer, born in Pest, Hungary (d. 1832)
  • Jun 16 Salawat Yulayev, Bashkir national hero, poet (d. 1800)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 2 Ebenezer Erskine, Scottish religious dissenter (b. 1680)
  • Jun 7 Nikolaj Eigtved, Danish, architect (Amalienborg Square), dies at 52
  • Jun 22 Nicholas Siret, French baroque composer and organist, dies at 91
  • Jun 28 Martin Folkes, English antiquarian and mathematician, dies at 63