On This Day

June 1718 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 26 Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich of Russia, Peter the Great's son, mysteriously dies after being sentenced to death by his father for plotting against him.

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 5 Thomas Chippendale, English furniture maker, baptized in Otley, Yorkshire, England (d. 1779)
  • Jun 17 George Howard, British field marshal (d. 1796)