On This Day

June 1716 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 6 French transport the 1st African slaves to Louisiana
  • Jun 25 Eugenius of Savoye named land guardian of Austrian Netherlands

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 18 Joseph-Marie Vien, French court painter, born in Montpellier, France (d. 1809)
  • Jun 23 Fletcher Norton, 1st Baron Grantley, English politician (d. 1789)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 2 Ogata Korin, Japanese painter
  • Jun 5 Roger Cotes, English mathematician (Newton-Cates formulas), dies at 33
  • Jun 8 Johann Wilhelm, Elector Palatine (1690-1716), dies at 58
  • Jun 9 Banda Bahadur, Sikh military commander (executed)
  • Jun 28 George FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Northumberland, English general (b. 1665)