Historical Events In June - 01
Sunday, 09 August 2020
1813 On this day in history captain James Lawrence, commander of the U.S. frigate Chesapeake, coins the phrase "Don't give up the ship," during a losing battle with a British frigate.
1815 Napoleon swears fidelity to the Constitution of France on this day in history.
1823 On June - 01 louis Nicholas Davout, French fieldmarshal, dies at 53
1825 John Hunt Morgan, Brig General (Confederate cavalry commander) on this day in history.
1826 Carl Bechstein, German piano inventor on this day in history.
1831 John Bell Hood, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1879 on this day in history.
1834 On this day in history hMS Beagle for anchor in Port Famine, Magallanes Street
1835 On this day in history 6th national black convention (Phila)
1836 Charles Darwin returns to Capetown on this day in history.
1843 On this day in history it snows in Buffalo & Rochester NY & Cleveland Ohio
1843 On this day in history sojourner Truth leaves NY to begin her career as antislavery activist
1844 Galusha Pennypacker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1916 on June - 01.
1845 On June - 01 homing pigeon completes 11,000 km trip (Namibia-London) in 55 days
1846 Gregory XVI, [Bartolomeo A Cappellari]/Mauro, Pope dies at 80 on this day in history.
1848 Otto Valdemar Malling, composer on June - 01.
1855 US adventurer Wm Walker conquers Nicaragua, reestablishes slavery on this day in history.
1857 On June - 01 charles Baudelaire's Fleurs du mal is published.
1858 William W Campbell, Canadian poet (Beyond the Hills of Dream) on June - 01.
1861 The first skirmish in the Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va on June - 01.
1861 On this day in history uS & Confederacy simultaneously stop mail interchange
1861 On this day in history 1st skirmish in Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va
1861 John Q Marr, US Confederate captain, dies in battle at Fairfax Courthouse, the first Confederate death of the war on this day in history.
1862 Gen Lee assumes command after Joe Johnston is injured at 7 Pines on June - 01.
1862 2nd/last day of battle at Fair Oaks/7 Pines Va (11,165 casualties) on June - 01.
1862 Antonio JdC Feijo, Portuguese diplomat/poet (Bailatas) on this day in history.
1864 Battle of Cold Harbour, VA on June - 01.
1864 On this day in history -Nov] Shenandoah Valley campaign
1864 On June - 01 solomon George Washington Dill, poor white ally of blacks, assassinated in his home by white terrorists in SC
1866 Renegade Irish Fenians invade Fort Erie Ontario from US on this day in history.
1866 On June - 01 general Dutch Typographer Union forms
1868 On this day in history james Buchanan, the 15th president of the U.S., dies near Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
1868 On this day in history texas constitutional convention meets in Austin
1868 On June - 01 james Buchanan, 15th US president (1857-61), dies at 77
1869 Voting machine patented (Thomas A Edison) on June - 01.