What Happened on June 1, 1872

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 6th Belmont: James Roe aboard Joe Daniels wins in 2:58.25

Famous Deaths


Person of interestPerson of Interest

James Gordon Bennett, Sr., American newspaper publisher (New York Herald), dies at 76

Founder of the New York Herald James Gordon Bennett
Founder of the New York Herald
James Gordon Bennett