On This Day

June 1767 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 18 Samuel Wallis, an English sea captain, sights Tahiti, considered the first European to reach the island
  • Jun 29 British pass Townshend Revenue Act levying taxes on America, helping to intensify opposition to British rule

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 15 Rachel Donelson Jackson, wife of President Andrew Jackson (1828-37), (d. 1828)
  • Jun 22 Wilhelm von Humboldt, German philosopher and statesman (d. 1835)