Historical Events in June 1874

  • Jun 13 8th Belmont: G Barbee aboard Saxon wins in 2:39.5
  • Jun 20 1st US Lifesaving Medal awarded (Lucian Clemons)
  • Jun 22 Dr Andrew T Still, discovers the science of osteopathy
  • Jun 22 Game of lawn tennis introduced
  • Jun 28 Freedmen's Bank closes
  • Jun 29 Greek politician Charilaos Trikoupis publishes a manifesto in the Athens daily Kairoi entitled "Who's to Blame?" in which he lays out his complaints against King George. He is elected Prime Minister of Greece the next year.