Historical Events in June 1819

  • Jun 12 Dutch colonial troops driven out of Palembang, Sumatra
  • Jun 20 320 ton Savannah becomes 1st steamship to cross any ocean (Atlantic)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 23 First editions of "The Sketch Book of Geoffrey Crayon, Gent." by Washington Irving released, featuring story "Rip Van Winkle"