On This Day

Historical Events in June 1752

  • Jun 3 Moscow houses and churches destroyed by fire
  • Jun 5 Prince William of Orange becomes Knight of Garter
  • Jun 6 3rd great fire in Moscow in 2 weeks; 1/3 of city destroyed
  • Jun 9 French army surrenders to the British in Trichinopoly, India

Historic Event

Jun 10 Benjamin Franklin tests the lightning conductor with his kite-flying experiment