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June 1730 in History

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 21 Norinaga Motoori, Japanese scientist, born in Matsuzaka, Japan (d. 1801)

Person of interestCharles Messier

Jun 26 Charles Messier, French astronomer (cataloguer of "M objects"), born in Badonviller, Lorraine, France (d. 1817)

Astronomer Charles Messier
Charles Messier

Deaths in History

  • Jun 6 Alain Emmanuel de Coëtlogon, Marshal of France, dies at 83