On This Day

What Happened in June 1800

Historical Events

  • Jun 7 David Thompson reaches the mouth of the Saskatchewan River in Manitoba
  • Jun 14 Battle of Marengo (Alessandria): Bonaparte vs Austria
  • Jun 29 Free mason lodge establishes in Alkmaar

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Edward Deas Thomson, Australian politician (d. 1879)
  • Jun 23 Karol Marcinkowski, Polish physician and social activist (d. 1846)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 7 Willem Arnold Alting, Dutch governor-general of Dutch East Indies (1780-97), dies at 75
  • Jun 10 Johann Abraham Peter Schulz, German composer, dies at 53
  • Jun 14 Louis Charles Antoine Desaix, French military leader (b. 1768)
  • Jun 14 Jean-Baptiste Kléber, French general, dies at 47
  • Jun 20 Abraham Gotthelf Kästner, German mathematician, dies at 80