On This Day

June 1762 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 15 Austria uses 1st paper currency
  • Jun 28 1st reported counterfeiting attempt (Boston)

Historic Event

Jun 28 Russian Tsarina Catherine II seizes power, declaring herself sovereign ruler of Russia

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 Edmund Ignatius Rice, Irish founder of the Christian Brothers and Presentation Brothers (d. 1844)

Divorces in History

Deaths in History

  • Jun 6 George Anson, 1st Baron Anson, British Royal Navy officer, dies at 65
  • Jun 17 Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon, French tragic poet and playwright (Rhadamiste et Zénobie), dies at 88