On This Day

What Happened in June 1810

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 23 John Jacob Astor organizes the Pacific Fur Company in Astoria, Oregon

Businessman John Jacob Astor
Businessman
John Jacob Astor

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 8 Robert Schumann, German composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik), born in Zwickau, Kingdom of Saxony (d. 1856)
  • Jun 9 Carl Otto Ehrenfried Nicolai, composer
  • Jun 17 Ferdinand Freiligrath, German poet and translator, born in Detmold, Principality of Lippe (d. 1876)
  • Jun 19 Ferdinand David, German violinist and compser (Hohe Schule des Violinspiels), born in Hamburg (d. 1873)
  • Jun 23 Franziska"Fanny" Elssler, Austrian ballerina
  • Jun 30 Stanko Vraz [Jakob Frass], Slovenian-Croatian poet (illyrism), born in Cerovec in Lower Styria, Austrian Empire (d. 1851)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 21 US President Zachary Taylor (25) weds Margaret Smith near Louisville, Kentucky

12th US President Zachary Taylor
12th US President
Zachary Taylor

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 1 Johann Paul Wessely, Czech composer, dies at 47
  • Jun 7 Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian engraver (b. 1765)
  • Jun 13 Johann Gottfried Seume, German writer (Spaziergang nach Syrakus), dies at 47
  • Jun 20 Axel von Fersen the Younger, Swedish Army officer, diplomat and statesman, dies at 54
  • Jun 26 Joseph Michel Montgolfier, French inventor (b. 1740)