On This Day

June 1802 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 4 Grieving over the death of his wife, Marie Clotilde of France, King Charles Emmanuel IV of Sardinia abdicates his throne in favor of his brother, Victor Emmanuel

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Jun 15 Toussaint Louverture leaves Haiti, prisoner on French ship Héros

General and Revolutionary Toussaint Louverture
General and Revolutionary
Toussaint Louverture

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 2 Adrian van der Hoop Jr, Dutch poet/critic
  • Jun 12 Harriet Martineau, British controversial journalist, political economist, abolitionist and life-long feminist, born in Norwich, Norfolk, England (d. 1876)