Historical Events in June 1885

  • Jun 6 19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43
  • Jun 6 Opera "Lakmé" is produced (Paris)
  • Jun 12 Roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France
  • Jun 17 Statue of Liberty arrived in NYC aboard French ship `Isere'
  • Jun 24 British government of Salisbury forms
  • Jun 24 Samuel David Ferguson becomes 1st US black bishop