June 1824 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 8 Washing machine patented by Noah Cushing of Quebec
  • Jun 17 US Bureau of Indian Affairs established
  • Jun 21 Greek War of Independence: Egyptian forces capture Psara in the Aegean Sea.

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 2 Samuel Wilks, British Physician and founding father of clinical science, born in London, England
  • Jun 3 Charles Kinnaird Graham, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Jun 8 James Loudon, gov-gen of Neth-Indies
  • Jun 8 William Montgomery Gardner, Brig Gen (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)
  • Jun 18 Johannes Heykamp, Catholic archbishop of Utrecht
  • Jun 20 George E Street, British (?) architect
  • Jun 20 John Tyler Morgan, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1907)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 26 William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, Irish-Scottish mathematical physicist (Kelvin Scale) and engineer (transatlantic telegraph), born in Belfast, Ireland (d. 1907)

Mathematical Physicist and Engineer William Thomson
Mathematical Physicist and Engineer
William Thomson
  • Jun 28 Paul Broca, France, brain surgeon/anthro (located speech center)
  • Jun 28 William Tatus Wofford, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1884)
  • Jun 29 Victor J van Hinsbergh, South Neth engraver (PTT Stempels)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 16 Charles-François Lebrun, duc de Plaisance, Third Consul of France (b. 1739)
  • Jun 18 Ferdinand III JJ-B, archduke of Austria/ruler of Toscane, dies at 55
  • Jun 21 Étienne Aignan, French writer (b. 1773)