On This Day

June 1769 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 4 A transit of Venus is followed five hours later by a total solar eclipse, the shortest such interval in history

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 7 Daniel Boone begins exploring Bluegrass, State of Kentucky

Frontiersman and Explorer Daniel Boone
Frontiersman and Explorer
Daniel Boone

Deaths in History

  • Jun 1 Edward Holyoke, American academic and 9th President of Harvard University, dies at 79