Historical Events in June 1892

  • Jun 4 Oil City & Titusville Penn, destroyed by oil tank explosion; 130 die
  • Jun 4 Sierra Club forms in SF
  • Jun 6 Chicago South Side Elevated Railroad opens (1st 3.6 miles)
  • Jun 7 John J. Doyle of Clev Spiders is 1st to pinch hit in a baseball game
  • Jun 7 Republican convention in Minneapolis begins
  • Jun 8 Homer A Plessy refuses to go to segregated RR car (Plessy v Ferguson)
  • Jun 9 26th Belmont: W Hayward aboard Patron wins in 2:12
  • Jun 10 Wilbert Robinson sets record by going 7-for-7 in a 9-inning game
  • Jun 11 The Limelight Department, one of the world's first film studios, is officially established in Melbourne, Australia.
  • Jun 12 Netherlands Society for Currency & Coin collecting forms
  • Jun 18 Macadamia nuts 1st planted in Hawaii
  • Jun 25 6th U.S. Women's National Championship: Mabel Cahill beats Elisabeth Moore (5-7, 6-3, 6-4, 4-6, 6-2)
  • Jun 28 Phillies tie club record of 16 straight victories