On This Day

June 1726 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 11 Cardinal Fleury succeeds Duke of Bourbon as French premier

Birthdays in History

Person of interestJames Hutton

Jun 3 James Hutton, geologist, born in Edinburgh, Scotland

Geologist James Hutton
James Hutton
  • Jun 25 Thomas Pennant, Welsh naturalist, born in Downing, Wales (d. 1798)