On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1788

Historical Events

  • The population of Vizille, France, demands local parliament

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US Constitution comes into effect when New Hampshire is the 9th state to ratify it

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Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Augusta of Bavaria, born in Strasbourg (d. 1851)

Famous Deaths

  • Johann Georg Hamann, German counter-enlightenment philosopher ("Reason is language"), dies at 57
1788 Highlights

About June 21, 1788

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 233 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer