What Happened in June 1801

Historical Events

  • Jun 6 Peace of Badajoz: Spain-Portugal
  • Jun 10 Tripoli declares war on US for refusing tribute

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestBrigham Young

Jun 1 Brigham Young, American religious leader (Mormon church), born in Whitingham, Vermont (d. 1877)

Founder of Salt Lake City and President of the LDS Church Brigham Young
Founder of Salt Lake City and President of the LDS Church
Brigham Young
  • Jun 3 František Jan Škroup, Czech composer (Kde domov můj? - Czech national anthem), born in Osice, Czech Republic (d. 1862)
  • Jun 4 James Pennethorne, English architect and planner, born in Worcester, Pennethorne (d. 1871)
  • Jun 14 Heber C. Kimball, American religious leader (d. 1868)
  • Jun 15 Benjamin Raymond, Mayor of Chicago (d. 1883)
  • Jun 16 Julius Plücker, German mathematician and physicist (d. 1868)
  • Jun 23 Daniel Smith Donelson, Major General (Confederate Army), (d. 1863)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 4 Frederick Muhlenberg, American statesman (b. 1750)

Person of interestBenedict Arnold

Jun 14 Benedict Arnold, Revolutionary War general, dies in London at 60

US Defector General Benedict Arnold
US Defector General
Benedict Arnold
  • Jun 23 Bendix Friedrich Zinck, German composer, dies at 58