What Happened in June 1842

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 2 Constantly AM Cap, Flemish poet/etcher
  • Jun 6 James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor (Amer Acad of Dramatic Art)
  • Jun 8 John Q. A. Brackett, 36th Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1918)
  • Jun 11 Alfred, Liechtenstein noble/politician
  • Jun 11 Carl von Linde, German engineer and industrialist (d. 1934)
  • Jun 12 Rikard Nordraak, composer
  • Jun 19 Carl Johann Adam Zeller, composer

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 24 Ambrose Bierce, American writer and satirist (Devil's Dictionary, Nuggets & Dust), born in Meigs County, Ohio (d. 1914)

Writer & Satirist Ambrose Bierce
Writer & Satirist
Ambrose Bierce
  • Jun 29 Josef Labor, Austrian composer, born in HoĊ™ovice, Bohemia (d. 1924)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 20 Michael Umlauf, composer, dies at 60