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 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-François Servais, Belgian composer, born in Halle, Belgium (d. 1866)
  • Jun 11 James F. Schenck, American rear admiral (Mexican-American War), born in Franklin, Ohio (d. 1882)
  • Jun 30 Friedrich T Vischer, German philosopher/writer (Auch einer)