On This Day

What Happened in June 1780

Historical Events

  • Jun 2 Anti-Catholic demonstration attacks parliament in London
  • Jun 7 Anti-Catholic riot in London, hundreds die
  • Jun 23 American Revolution: Battle of Springfield fought in and around Springfield, New Jersey (including Short Hills, formerly of Springfield, now of Millburn Township

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 3 William Hone, England, author/bookseller (Every-Day Book)
  • Jun 18 Michael Henkel, German composer and organist, born in Fulda, Germany (d. 1851)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 3 Thomas Hutchinson, Loyalist politician of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, dies at 68