On This Day

June 1810 in History

Events in History

Historic Event

Jun 23 John Jacob Astor organizes the Pacific Fur Company in Astoria, Oregon

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 17 Ferdinand Freiligrath, German poet and translator, born in Detmold, Principality of Lippe (d. 1876)
  • Jun 30 Stanko Vraz [Jakob Frass], Slovenian-Croatian poet (illyrism), born in Cerovec in Lower Styria, Austrian Empire (d. 1851)

Weddings in History

Zachary Taylor

Jun 21 American army officer and future US President Zachary Taylor (25) weds Margaret Smith (21) near Louisville, Kentucky, at the bride's sister's home

Deaths in History

  • Jun 7 Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian engraver (b. 1765)
  • Jun 13 Johann Gottfried Seume, German writer (Spaziergang nach Syrakus), dies at 47
  • Jun 20 Axel von Fersen the Younger, Swedish Army officer, diplomat and statesman, dies at 54
  • Jun 26 Joseph Michel Montgolfier, French inventor (b. 1740)
  • Jun 26 Louis d'Affry, French general, military governor of Switzerland and mayor of Freiburg, dies at 67