On This Day

Events in History in June 1786

  • Jun 8 Commercially made ice cream 1st advertised (Mr Hall in NYC)
  • Jun 10 A landslide dam on the Dadu River caused by earthquake ten days earlier collapses, killing 100,000 in the Sichuan province of China
  • Jun 29 Alexander Macdonell and over five hundred Roman Catholic highlanders leave Scotland to settle in Glengarry County, Ontario.