A collection of world events between 1492 and 1859, focusing on the 17th and 18th centuries. Please refer to the Guide for more info, tips and Search examples...

NAMvEx1539Jun03Hernando de Soto claims Florida for Spain
NAMvEx1540Jun03Hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, first European to do so
NAScCm1621Jun03Dutch West India Company (WIC), under Heeren XIX, receives charter for "New Netherlands" (NY)
GBScCm   WIC, West Indian Co, , founded
GBScBd1657Jun03William Harvey, who definitively established that blood circulates, dies
??????1665Jun03Duke of York defeats Dutch fleet off the coast of Lowestoft
EUCfNn1720Jun03Sweden and Denmark sign Third Treaty of Stockholm
NEScGw1748Jun03Amsterdam establishes municipal postal service
ASScCl1752Jun03Moscow houses and churchs destroyed by fire
NAMvSt1770Jun03Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo founded in California
GBScBd1780Jun03Former Massachusetts Governor Thomas Hutchinson dies in England
NACfAr1781Jun03Jack Jouett rides to warn Thomas Jefferson of British attack
NAMvEx1789Jun03Alexander Mackenzie explores Mackenzie River (Canada)
NA????1800Jun03John Adams moves to Washington DC
AS????1818Jun03Maratha Wars between British and Maratha Confederacy in India ends
NAScGv1845Jun03George Abernethy elected first Provisional Governor of the Oregon Country
NEScGw1847Jun03Rotterdam-Hague Railway opens
NAScGs1851Jun03First baseball uniforms worn, New York Knickerbockers wear straw hat, white shirt and blue long trousers
NASeIv1856Jun03Cullen Whipple patents screw machine

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