On This Day

What Happened in June 1814

Historical Events

  • Jun 22 1st match at the present Lord's, MCC v Herefordshire

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 8 Charles Reade, English novelist (Cloister & Hearth), born in Ipsden, Oxfordshire (d. 1884)
  • Jun 19 Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch, Dutch landscape painter, born in The Hague, Netherlands (d. 1903)
  • Jun 22 James Henry Lane, US General during Civil War (Union) and Senator (Kansas), born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana (d. 1866)
  • Jun 25 Gabriel Auguste Daubrée, French geologist, born in Metz, France (d. 1896)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 7 Robert Jasper van der Capellen, Dutch politician and Master of Marsch, dies at 71
  • Jun 8 Friedrich Heinrich Himmel, German composer, dies at 48
  • Jun 15 Charles Palissot de Montenoy, French writer/politician, dies at 84
  • Jun 27 Johann Friedrich Reichardt, German composer, dies at 61