What Happened in June 1807

Historical Events

Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Jun 14 Emperor Napoleon I's French Grande Armee defeats the Russian Army at the Battle of Friedland in Prussia (modern Russian Kaliningrad Oblast) ending the War of the Fourth Coalition.

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Jun 19 Admiral Dmitry Senyavin destroys the Ottoman fleet in the Battle of Athos
  • Jun 22 British board USS Chesapeake, a provocation leading to War of 1812
  • Jun 26 Lightning hits gunpowder warehouse in Luxembourg; 230 die
  • Jun 28 British troops land at Ensenada, Argentina

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 2 Robert Fuhrer, composer
  • Jun 6 Adrien Francois Servais, composer
  • Jun 11 James Findlay Schenck, Commander (Union Navy), (d. 1882)
  • Jun 30 Friedrich T Vischer, German philosopher/writer (Auch einer)