June 1875 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 2 James Augustine Healey became 1st Black Catholic Bishop in US

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 2 Alexander Graham Bell makes first sound transmission

  • Jun 4 Pacific Stock Exchange opens
  • Jun 5 Pacific Stock Exchange formally opens in San Francisco
  • Jun 6 Netherlands joins the gold standard
  • Jun 7 California Rifle and Pistol Association founded
  • Jun 19 Formal opening of US Marine Hospital at Presidio
  • Jun 19 The Herzegovinian rebellion against the Ottoman Empire begins
  • Jun 22 Garonne Flood: great damage in Verdun & Toulouse, kills about 1,000

Birthdays in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 6 Thomas Mann, German novelist (Magic Mountain-Nobel 1929), born in Lübeck, Germany (d. 1955)

Novelist Thomas Mann
Novelist
Thomas Mann
  • Jun 9 Henry Dale, physiologist (Nobel-1936), born in London, England
  • Jun 15 Herman Smith-Johannsen, cross-country skier (d. 1987)
  • Jun 17 Philipp A Kohnstamm, philosopher/theorist (Mensch & World)
  • Jun 20 Othenio Able, Austrian paleontologist
  • Jun 23 Carl Milles, Uppsala Sweden, fountain sculptor (Wedding of Rivers)
  • Jun 28 Henri Lebesgue, French mathematician (d. 1941)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 2 Józef Kremer, Polish messianistic philosopher (b. 1806)
  • Jun 4 Eduard Mörike, German poet (b. 1804)
  • Jun 9 Gérard Paul Deshayes, French geologist (b. 1795)
  • Jun 25 Antoine-Louis Barye, French sculptor, dies at 78
  • Jun 29 Ferdinand I KLJM de Goedige, Emperor of Austria, dies at 82