On This Day

Historical Events in June 1787

  • Jun 6 Franklin College founded, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Now part of Franklin & Marshall College.

Music Premiere

Jun 8 "Tarare" an opera by Antonio Salieri premieres at the Théâtre de la Porte Saint-Martin in Paris

  • Jun 12 Delegates to the Constitutional Convention (held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) agree to requirement providing a senator must be at least 30 years old [1]
  • Jun 20 Oliver Ellsworth moves at the Federal Convention to call the government the United States