Events in History in June 1791

  • Jun 15 Spaniard Jose Maria Narvaez is the first European to explore the Strait of Georgia (British Columbia)

Flight to Varennes

Jun 20 King Louis XVI and the French royal family are caught during an attempt to flee Paris during the French Revolution, severely undermining their credibility

  • Jun 21 Fleeing French King Louis XVI and family captured at Varennes-en-Argonne