On This Day

Deaths in History in June 1817

  • Jun 13 Richard Edgeworth, Anglo-Irish inventor and educationalist, dies at 73
  • Jun 18 Joannes Siberg, Dutch Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies (1801-05), dies
  • Jun 24 Thomas McKean, US attorney (signed US Declaration of Independence), dies at 83
  • Jun 30 Abraham Gottlob Werner, German geologist