Historical Events in June 1887

  • Jun 7 Monotype type-casting machine patented by Tolbert Lanston, Wash DC
  • Jun 8 Herman Hollerith receives a patent for his punch card calculator.
  • Jun 9 21st Belmont: Jim McLaughlin aboard Hanover wins in 2:43.5
  • Jun 15 Carlisle D Graham survives 2nd ride in Niagara waterfall in barrel
  • Jun 15 NY Giants beat Philadelphia Phillies 29-1
  • Jun 15 Stanley's expedition reaches Yambuya waterfalls Congo
  • Jun 18 The Reinsurance Treaty between Germany and Russia is signed.

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Jun 21 Britain celebrates golden jubilee of Queen Victoria

Queen of the United Kingdom Victoria
Queen of the United Kingdom
  • Jun 28 Phillies most lopsided shut-out beating Indianapolis 24-0