Historical Events in June 1895

  • Jun 11 Charles E Duryea patents a gas-driven automobile
  • Jun 13 Emile Levassor wins 1st Paris-Bordeaux-Paris auto race (24 kph)
  • Jun 13 35th British Golf Open: J.H. Taylor shoots a 322 at St Andrews
  • Jun 17 US Ship Canal (W 225th St) in the Bronx completed; cutting Marble Hill off from Manhattan
  • Jun 20 1st female PhD from an American University, earned by Caroline Willard Baldwin (in Science) at Cornell University
  • Jun 20 Nicaragua, El Salvador & Honduras form a short-lived confederation
  • Jun 21 British Roseberry government falls
  • Jun 28 El Salvador, Honduras & Nicaragua form Central American Union
  • Jun 29 Doukhobors burn their weapons as a protest against conscription by the Tsarist Russian government.
  • Jun 29 9th U.S. Women's National Championship: Juliette Atkinson beats Helen Hellwig (6-4, 6-2, 6-1)