On This Day

June 1790 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 9 1st book copyrighted under constitution, "Philadelphia Spelling Book"
  • Jun 19 French Revolution: The National Assembly issues a decree abolishing the titles, orders and other privileges of the French nobility

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 Salomon J Rappoport, Czech rabbi/learned (Ereg miliem)
  • Jun 1 Ferdinand Raimund, Austrian playwright (d. 1836)
  • Jun 13 José Antonio Páez, President of Venezuela (1830-35), born in Curpa, Portuguesa, Venezuela (d. 1873)
  • Jun 19 John Gibson, British sculptor, born in Conwy, Wales (d. 1866)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 29 Feike H Van de Crew, Fries writer (Mayke Jakkelis), dies