What Happened in June 1784

Historical Events

  • Jun 3 US army officially established by Congress of the Confederation
  • Jun 4 Madame Elizabeth Thible becomes the first female balloonist
  • Jun 9 John Carroll appointed supervisor of US Catholic Missions
  • Jun 16 Holland forbids the wearing of orange clothes
  • Jun 23 1st US balloon flight (13 year old Edward Warren)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 6 Joan Derk, Baron van der Capellen tot den Pol, Leader of democratic Patriots, dies at 42
  • Jun 7 Jean-Baptiste Canavas [Canvasso], Italian composer and cellist, dies at 71
  • Jun 13 Henry Middleton, American president of the Continental Congress (b. 1717)
  • Jun 29 Caesar Rodney, American judge (signed US Declaration of Independence), dies at 55