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6th July in History

1483 – Richard III is crowned King of England. 1484 – Portuguese sea captain Diogo Cão finds the mouth of the Congo River. 1495 – First Italian War:Read more ›

5th July in History

1806 – A Spanish army repelled the British during their attempt to retake Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1811 – Venezuela became the first South American country to declare independenceRead more ›

4th July in History

1754 – French and Indian War: George Washington surrenders Fort Necessity to French Capt. Louis Coulon de Villiers. 1774 – Orangetown Resolutions are adopted in the Province ofRead more ›

3rd July in History

  608 – The city of Quebec was founded by Samuel de Champlain. 1775 – U.S. Gen. George Washington took command of the Continental Army at Cambridge, MA.Read more ›

2nd July in History

1298 – An army under Albert of Austria defeated and killed Adolf of Nassua near Worms, Germany. 1625 – The Spanish army took Breda, Spain, after nearly aRead more ›

1st July in History

1543 – England and Scotland signed the peace of Greenwich. 1596 – An English fleet under the Earl of Essex, Lord Howard of Effingham and Francis Vere capturedRead more ›

30th June in History

1860 – The 1860 Oxford evolution debate at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History takes place.   1894 – Korea declared independence from China and asked forRead more ›

29th June in History

1880 – France annexed Tahiti. 1903 – The British government officially protested Belgian atrocities in the Congo. 1905 – Russian troops intervened as riots erupted in ports allRead more ›

28TH June in History

1635 – The French colony of Guadeloupe was established in the Caribbean. 1675 – Frederick William of Brandenburg crushed the Swedes. 1709 – The Russians defeated the SwedesRead more ›

27th June in History

1743 – King George II of England defeated the French at Dettingen, Bavaria, in the War of the Austrian Succession. 1787 – Edward Gibbon completed “The Decline andRead more ›


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