What Happened in June 1770

Historical Events

  • Jun 3 Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo founded in Calif

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 11 Captain James Cook discovers Great Barrier Reef off Australia

Explorer James Cook
James Cook
  • Jun 19 General Church of New Jerusalem established
  • Jun 19 Emanuel Swedenborg reports the completion of the Second Coming of Christ in his work True Christian Religion
  • Jun 28 Quakers open a school for blacks in Philadelphia

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 3 Manuel Belgrano, Argentina
  • Jun 4 James Hewitt, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 7 Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (Tory: 1812-27), born in London (d. 1828)

British Prime Minister Robert Jenkinson
British Prime Minister
Robert Jenkinson
  • Jun 20 Moses Waddel, American educator/minister and bestselling author (d. 1840)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 23 Mark Akenside, English poet and physician, dies at 48