June 1847 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 10 Chicago Tribune begins publishing

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Jun 14 Robert Bunsen invents the Bunsen burner

Chemist Robert Bunsen
Chemist
Robert Bunsen
  • Jun 22 First ring doughnut supposedly created by Hanson Gregory
  • Jun 27 New York & Boston linked by telegraph wires

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 6 Gerben Postma, [Ids], Frisian writer (Swealtsjeblommen)
  • Jun 8 Ida Sazton McKinley, 1st lady (1897-1901)
  • Jun 11 Millicent Garrett Fawcett, leader (English women's movement)
  • Jun 30 Jacob T Cremer, min of Colonies/pres (Dutch Trading Comp)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 7 Adolph Gopel, German mathematician, dies at 35
  • Jun 9 Pierre-Simon Ballanche, French philosopher/poet (Orphée), dies
  • Jun 11 John Franklin, English sea captain and explorer (b. 1786)