On This Day

What Happened in June 1804

Historical Events

  • Jun 15 Twelfth Amendment to the US Constitution, establishing the procedure for electing the President and Vice President, ratified in Congress

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Mikhail Glinka, Novosspaskoye Russia, composer ("Jota Aragonesa", "Ruslan and Ludmilla") [OS=May 20]
  • Jun 3 Richard Cobden, English founder of the Anti-Corn-Law League
  • Jun 6 Petter Conrad Boman, Swedish composer, born in Stockholm, Sweden (d. 1861)
  • Jun 8 Jan Baptist van Son, Dutch politician (RC), born in 's-Hertogenbosch, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands (d. 1875)
  • Jun 10 Hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist, born in Altenburg, Germany (d. 1884)
  • Jun 24 Stephan Endlicher, Austrian botanist, born in Pressburg (Pozsony), Kingdom of Hungary (d. 1849)
  • Jun 24 Willard Richards, American physician and religious leader, born in Hopkinton, Massachusetts (d. 1854)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 3 Jean-Engelbert Pauwels, Belgian composer, dies at 35
  • Jun 16 Johann Adam Hiller, German composer, dies at 75
  • Jun 25 Georges Cadoudal, Breton politician and royalist who plotted to overthrow Napoleon, executed at 33