On This Day

What Happened in June 1755

Historical Events

  • Jun 16 British capture Fort Beauséjour, expel Acadians
  • Jun 29 515 prominent Filipinos baptized as Catholic
  • Jun 29 German medieval heroic poem "Nibelungenlied" (the Song of the Nibelungs) rediscovered in Hohenems Castle Library in Vorarlberg, Austria by Jacob Hermann Oreit
  • Jun 30 Philippines close all non-catholic Chinese restaurants

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Frederico Fiorillo, Italian violist/composer

Nathan Hale

Jun 6 Nathan Hale, American Revolutionary War patriot, "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country.", born in Coventry, Connecticut, North American Colonies (d. 1776)

  • Jun 15 Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, French chemist (d. 1809)
  • Jun 25 Princess Natalia Alexeievna of Russia, born in Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia (d. 1776)
  • Jun 30 Paul-François-Jean-Nicolas, French politician of the French Revolution, born in Fox-Amphoux, France (d. 1829)