Historical Events in June 1815

Historic Event

Jun 1 Napoleon Bonaparte swears fidelity to the Constitution of France

  • Jun 8 39 German states unite under Act of Confederation
  • Jun 9 End of the Congress of Vienna: New European political situation is set
  • Jun 16 Battle at Quatre-Bras: allies strike French
  • Jun 16 French army under Napoleon defeats Prussia in the Battle of Ligny, Napoleon's last military victory
  • Jun 17 Stephen Decatur conquers Algerian frigate Mashouda
  • Jun 22 2nd abdication of Napoleon (after Waterloo)
  • Jun 30 US naval hero Stephen Decatur ends attacks by Algerian pirates