On This Day

June 1737 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 30 British Commissioners of Longitude grant self-taught clockmaker John Harrison £500 after the successful trial of his first longitude clock [1]

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 20 Tokugawa Ieharu, tenth shōgun of the Tokugawa shogunate of Japan (1760 to 1786), born in Edo, Japan (d. 1786)