June 1819 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 12 Dutch colonial troops driven out of Palembang Sumatra
  • Jun 20 320 ton Savannah becomes 1st steamship to cross any ocean (Atlantic)

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 3 Johann Barthold Jongkind, Lattrop Neth, Dut/Fr painter (Winter Scenes)
  • Jun 5 John Couch Adams, English astronomer (co-discover Neptune)
  • Jun 10 J D Gustave Courbet, French realist painter (Demoiselles the la Seine)
  • Jun 12 Charles Kingsley [Parson Lot], English vicar and historian (Westward Ho!)
  • Jun 14 Henry J. Gardner, 23rd Governor of Massachusetts (d. 1892)
  • Jun 30 William A Wheeler, (R) 19th VP (1877-81)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 26 Slome Duikelar, [Abraham J Swalff], Yiddish writer, dies