On This Day

June 1785 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 15 2 French balloonists die in world's 1st fatal aviation accident

Deaths in History

  • Jun 2 Jean Paul de Gua de Malves, French mathematician (b. 1713)
  • Jun 25 Pieter Kintsius, VOC-supercarga/chief on Macau, dies at 53
  • Jun 27 Egbert de Free Temminck, Amsterdam regent, dies at 84
  • Jun 30 James Oglethorpe, English general and founder of the state of Georgia (b. 1696)