What Happened in June 1842

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 26 Ellen G. White is baptized by John Hobart in Portland, Maine

Christian Pioneer Ellen G. White
Christian Pioneer
Ellen G. White

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