Historical Events in June 1871

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 3 Jesse James & his gang robs Obocock Bank (Corydon Iowa), of $15,000

Outlaw Jesse James
Jesse James
  • Jun 10 5th Belmont: W Miller aboard Harry Basset wins in 2:56
  • Jun 10 Sinmiyangyo: Captain McLane Tilton leads 109 Marines in naval attack on Han River forts on Kanghwa Island, Korea.
  • Jun 13 Hurricane kills 300 in Labrador
  • Jun 15 Phoebe Couzins is 1st woman graduate of a US collegiate law school
  • Jun 16 Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of Mystic Shrine founded, NYC
  • Jun 16 The University Tests Act allows students to enter the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Durham without religious tests, except for courses in theology.
  • Jun 20 Ku Klux Klan trials began in federal court in Oxford, Miss
  • Jun 30 Guatemala revolts for agrarian reforms