On This Day

What Happened in June 1764

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 19 John Barrow, 1st Baronet, English statesman and founder of the Royal Geographical Society, born in Ulverston, Lancashire, England (d. 1848)
  • Jun 19 Jose Gervasio Artigas, Uruguayan revolutionary leader and national hero who is regarded as the father of Uruguayan independence, born in Montevideo (d. 1850)
  • Jun 21 Sidney Smith, British admiral, born in Westminster, London (d. 1840)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 3 Hans Adolph Brorson, Danish Pietist bishop, dies at 69
  • Jun 11 Christoph Stoltzenberg, composer, dies at 74
  • Jun 29 Ralph Allen, English businessman and politician (b. 1693)