On This Day

June 1757 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 18 Battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia
  • Jun 23 Robert Clive defeats army led by Suraja Dowlaat Plassey, wins control of Bengal

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 5 Pierre Jean George Cabanis, French physiologist, born in Cosnac, Corrèze, France (d. 1808)
  • Jun 8 Ercole Consalvi, Italian Roman Catholic Cardinal, born in Rome, Italy (d. 1824)
  • Jun 18 Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine politician and 1st Supreme Director of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata, born in Buenos Aires (d. 1833)
  • Jun 22 George Vancouver, surveyed Pacific coast from San Francisco to Vancouver Island

Deaths in History

  • Jun 27 Willem Gideon Deutz, Amsterdam regent, banker and merchant, dies at 59