On This Day

What Happened in June 1795

Historical Events

  • Jun 6 Fire destroy 1/3 of Copenhagen; 18,000 injured
  • Jun 24 US and Great Britain sign Jay Treaty, 1st US extradition treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 12 John Marston, U.S. Navy officer, born in Boston, Massachusetts (d. 1885)
  • Jun 13 Thomas Arnold, English educator and historian (History of Rome), born in West Cowes, Isle of Wight, England (d. 1842)
  • Jun 24 Ernst Heinrich Weber, German anatomist and physiologist (one of the founders of experimental psychology), born in Wittenberg, Saxony, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1878)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 1 Pierre-Joseph Desault, French anatomist (b. 1744)
  • Jun 8 Louis XVII Charles, King of France (1793-95), dies at 10