What Happened in June 1832

Historical Events

  • Jun 4 3rd national black convention meets (Philadelphia)
  • Jun 5 Anti-monarchist forces launch an uprising in Paris, starting the unsuccessful June Rebellion
  • Jun 6 The barricades fall and the Paris student uprisings of 1832 end.
  • Jun 7 Asian cholera reaches Quebec, brought by Irish immigrants, and kills about 6,000 people in Lower Canada.
  • Jun 16 Battle of Kellogg's Grove, Illinois
  • Jun 22 John Howe patents pin manufacturing machine
  • Jun 28 Gerrit Moll measures noise of guns

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 3 Alexander Charles Lecocq, composer
  • Jun 10 Edwin Arnold, English writer (Light of India)
  • Jun 10 Nikolaus A Otto, German technician (gas motor, otto motor)
  • Jun 17 William Crookes, English chemist/physicist (Crookes-pipe, thallium)
  • Jun 21 Joseph Rainey, American politician, 1st African American in US House of Representatives (1870-1879), born in Georgetown, South Carolina (d. 1887)
  • Jun 24 Edward Harland, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Norwich, Connecticut (d. 1915)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 6 Jeremy Bentham, English philosopher (b. 1748)
  • Jun 9 Manuel Garcia, composer, dies at 57
  • Jun 23 James Hall, Scottish geologist, dies at 70
  • Jun 27 Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisla, composer, dies at 72