On This Day

Historical Events in June 1798

  • Jun 5 The Battle of New Ross: The attempt to spread United Irish Rebellion into Munster is defeated
  • Jun 7 Jews of Pesaro Italy fast commemorating murder of Jews

Historic Publication

Jun 7 Thomas Malthus publishes the first edition of his influential 'Essay on the Principle of Population' (date of the unsigned preface)

  • Jun 13 Mission San Luis Rey de Francia founded in California
  • Jun 25 US passes Alien Act allowing president to deport dangerous aliens