Historical Events in June 1868

  • Jun 1 Texas constitutional convention meets in Austin
  • Jun 1 Treaty of Bosque Redondo is signed allowing the Navajos to return to their lands in Arizona and New Mexico.
  • Jun 4 Van Bosse/Fock government begins
  • Jun 9 1st meeting of Board of Regents, University of California
  • Jun 10 2nd Belmont: Bobby Swim aboard General Duke wins in 3:02
  • Jun 13 Oscar J Dunn (a black) is elected Lt Governor of Louisiana
  • Jun 19 Maj Gen E R S Canby removes mayor of Columbia SC
  • Jun 21 Wagner's opera "Meistersinger von Nuernberg" premieres in Munich
  • Jun 22 Arkansas re-joins the US
  • Jun 23 Christopher Latham Sholes patents the "Type-writer"
  • Jun 25 FL, AL, LA, GA, NC & SC readmitted to US
  • Jun 25 US President Andrew Johnson passes a law that government workers would work 8 hr day