Historical Events in June 1846

  • Jun 5 Telegraph line opens between Philadelphia & Balt
  • Jun 8 Battle at Gwanga: British troops beat Bantu
  • Jun 10 Robert Thomson obtains an English patent on a rubber tyre
  • Jun 14 Belgian Liberal Party forms
  • Jun 14 California (Bear Flag) Republic proclaimed in Sonoma, declaring independence from Mexico
  • Jun 15 Oregon Treaty signed, setting US-British boundary at 49°N
  • Jun 19 First offically recognised baseball game (played by Cartwright Rules) - NY Nines 23 defeat Knickerbockers 1 at Hoboken, New Jersey
  • Jun 24 Residency tax on Jews of Hungary abolished
  • Jun 28 Saxophone is patented by Antoine-Joseph "Adolfe" Sax