On This Day

June 1782 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 20 Congress approves Great Seal of the United States of America and the bald eagle as its symbol

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 3 Charles Waterton, eccentric naturalist/pioneer
  • Jun 10 Amable-Guillaume-Prosper Brugière, French politician and historian, born in Riom, Puy-de-Dôme, France (d. 1866)
  • Jun 19 Hugues Felicité Robert de Lamennais, French Catholic priest and writer (L'avenir), born in Saint-Malo, Brittany, France (d. 1854)
  • Jun 21 Pyotr Kotlyarevsky, Russian general, born in Olkhovatsky District, Russia (d. 1852)