On This Day

Historical Events in June 1768

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Jun 10 British customs officials seize John Hancock's ship, "The Liberty", on the suspicion that Hancock had illegally unloaded cargo without paying duties a month earlier

Statesman John Hancock
Statesman
John Hancock
  • Jun 21 1st medical diploma in America is granted to Dr John Archer from the College of Philadelphia