Historical Events In June - 06
Friday, 07 August 2020
1844 The Young Men's Christian Association is founded in London. (Some 130+ years later, a group known as the Village People would gain a hit recording with "YMCA.") on this day in history.
1844 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) founded in London on this day in history.
1844 Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) forms in London on June - 06.
1847 On this day in history gerben Postma, [Ids], Frisian writer (Swealtsjeblommen)
1850 Levi Strauss made his 1st blue jeans on this day in history.
1850 Karl F Braun, Germany, co-developed wireless telegraphy (Nobel 1909) on this day in history.
1852 On June - 06 tommaso Marchesi, composer, dies at 79
1857 Sophia of Nassau marries the future King Oscar II of Sweden-Norway on this day in history.
1859 On June - 06 australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day).
1860 On this day in history william R Inge, English theologist/Deacon St Paul's Cathedral
1861 Lincoln's cabinet declares Union govt will pay for expenses once states have mobilized volunteers on June - 06.
1861 On June - 06 giuseppe Concone, Italian singing teacher, dies at 59
1862 Battle of Memphis-the city is surrendered on June - 06.
1862 On this day in history the birth of Henry Newbolt, English poet
1862 Battle of Memphis-city is surrendered on June - 06.
1862 On June - 06 henry John Newbolt, English sea historian/poet
1862 On June - 06 turner Ashby, General, killed near Harrisonburg VA, dies at 33
1863 On this day in history battle of Milliken's Bend, LA & Williamsport, MD
1864 On June - 06 battle of Lake Chicot, AR (Dutch Bayou)
1868 On this day in history the birth of Robert F. Scott, English antartic explorer
1868 On June - 06 robert Falcon Scott, British leader of ill-fated south pole expedition
1869 On this day in history siegfried Wagner, German opera composer/conductor
1872 On June - 06 susan B Anthony is fined for trying to vote
1872 Alexandra Fjodorovna Romanova, last Russian tsarina (1894-1918) on June - 06.
1875 On this day in history the birth of Thomas Mann, German writer and Nobel prize winner
1875 On June - 06 netherlands goes on the gold standard
1875 On June - 06 thomas Mann, Germany, novelist (Magic Mountain-Nobel 1929)
1877 On this day in history prairie Flower, daughter of Ponca & chief Standing Bear, dies
1878 On June - 06 gottfried Herrmann, composer, dies at 70
1879 L Patrick Abercrombie, English architect on June - 06.
1880 William T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state on June - 06.
1881 Henry Vieuxtemps, Belgian composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1882 On this day in history cyclone in Arabian Sea (Bombay India) drowns 100,000
1882 Electric iron patented by Henry W. Seely, NYC on this day in history.