On This Day

What Happened in June 1797

Historical Events

  • Jun 2 1st ascent of "Great Mountain" (4,622') in Adirondack, NY (C Broadhead)

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Jun 14 Napoleon forms Ligurian Republic

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Jun 26 Charles Newbold patents 1st cast-iron plow, though farmers fear effects of iron on soil

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 24 John Hughes, 1st Archbishop of the Archdiocese of New York, born in Annaloghan, County Tyrone, Kingdom of Ireland (d. 1864)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 17 Aga Mohammed Khan, cruel ruler of Persia, castrated & killed