What Happened in June 1790

Historical Events

  • Jun 9 1st book copyrighted under constitution, "Philadelphia Spelling Book"
  • Jun 19 French Revolution: The National Assembly issues a decree abolishing the titles, orders and other privileges of the French nobility

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Salomon J Rappoport, Czech rabbi/learned (Ereg miliem)
  • Jun 1 Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright (d. 1836)
  • Jun 10 Louis Joseph Daussoigne-Mehul, composer
  • Jun 13 José Antonio Páez, President of Venezuela (1830-35), born in Curpa, Portuguesa, Venezuela (d. 1873)
  • Jun 19 John Gibson, British sculptor, born in Conwy, Wales (d. 1866)
  • Jun 21 Wilhelm Speyer, German violinist and composer, born in Offenbach, Hesse, Germany (d. 1878)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 8 Charles-Joseph van Helmont, composer, dies at 75
  • Jun 29 Feike H Van de Crew, Fries writer (Mayke Jakkelis), dies