What Happened in June 1843

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 It snows in Buffalo & Rochester NY & Cleveland Ohio

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Jun 1 Sojourner Truth leaves NY to begin her career as antislavery activist

Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate Sojourner Truth
Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate
Sojourner Truth
  • Jun 24 Vincenzo Soliva decrees no Jew can live outside ghetto in Italy
  • Jun 26 Hong Kong proclaimed a British Crown Colony

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 1 Henry Faulds, Scottish fingerprinting pioneer (d. 1930)
  • Jun 3 Frederik VIII, King of Denmark (1906-12)
  • Jun 7 Susan Elizabeth Blow, US, pioneered kindergarten education
  • Jun 9 Bertha von Suttner, Austria, novelist/pacifist (Nobel 1905)
  • Jun 10 Heinrich von Herzogenberg, composer
  • Jun 15 Edvard Grieg, Norwegian composer (Bewitched One), born in Bergen, Norway (d. 1907)
  • Jun 16 David Popper, composer
  • Jun 16 Jan Malat, Czech composer (d. 1915)
  • Jun 19 Charles Edouard Lefebvre, composer
  • Jun 30 Ernest Mason Satow, British diplomat (d. 1929)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 19 Philosopher Karl Marx (25) weds Jenny von Westphalen in Germany

Communist Philosopher Karl Marx
Communist Philosopher
Karl Marx

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 6 Friedrich Hölderlin, German poet and dramatist (b. 1770)
  • Jun 22 Gabriele Prota, composer, dies at 88