Historical Events in June 1869

1stHistoric Invention

Jun 1 Thomas Edison granted his first patent for an electric vote machine (U.S. Patent 90,646)

Inventor Thomas Edison
Inventor
Thomas Edison
  • Jun 2 Cleveland's Forest City play their 1st game (vs Cincinnati Red Stockings)
  • Jun 5 3rd Belmont: C Miller aboard Fenian wins in 3:04.25
  • Jun 8 Ives W. McGaffey of Chicago patents the 1st vacuum cleaner, calls it a "sweeping machine"
  • Jun 9 Charles Elmer Hires sells his 1st root beer (Philadelphia)
  • Jun 10 'Agnes' arrives in New Orleans with 1st ever shipment of frozen beef
  • Jun 15 Celluloid patented by John Wesley Hyatt, Albany, NY
  • Jun 15 Mike McCoole (US) defeats Tom Allen (England) in bare-knuckle bout
  • Jun 28 Amsterdam typographer strike