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Events in History in June 1741

  • Jun 4 Prussia goes to the Covenant of Nymphenburg
  • Jun 15 Captain Vitus Bering leaves Petropavlovsk, sailing to America

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 19 Russian mathematician Leonhard Euler leaves St. Petersburg for a position at the Berlin Academy, offered to him by Frederick the Great of Prussia

Mathematician Leonhard Euler
Leonhard Euler
King of Prussia Frederick the Great
King of Prussia
Frederick the Great
  • Jun 30 Pope Benedict XIV encyclical forbidding traffic in alms