June 1882 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 2 Pierre de Brazza festival welcomed in Paris
  • Jun 5 Storm & floods hits Bombay; about 100,000 die
  • Jun 6 Cyclone in Arabian Sea (Bombay, India) drowns 100,000
  • Jun 6 Electric iron patented by Henry W Seely, NYC
  • Jun 6 The Shewan forces of Menelik defeat the Gojjame army in the Battle of Embabo. The Shewans capture Negus Tekle Haymanot of Gojjam, and heir victory leads to a Shewan hegemony over the territories south of the Abay River.
  • Jun 10 Anti-colonization mass society of Alexandria Egypt kills 50 Europeans
  • Jun 16 17" hailstones weighing 1.75 lbs fall in Dubuque Iowa
  • Jun 17 Tornado kills 130 in Iowa
  • Jun 24 NL expels umpire Richard Higham for dishonesty

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 John Drinkwater, English poet/playwright (Abraham Lincoln)
  • Jun 4 Karl Valentin, German comic/writer
  • Jun 10 Neville Henderson, British diplomat
  • Jun 14 Ion Antonescu, fascist premier/dictator of Roemenia
  • Jun 15 Ion Antonescu, Prime Minister of Romania (d. 1946)
  • Jun 17 Adolf Friedrich VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1918)
  • Jun 18 Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgaria premier (1946-49) [or 6/28]
  • Jun 21 Rockwell Kent, artist/painter/illustrator (Canterbury Tales)
  • Jun 21 Lluís Companys i Jover, Spanish politician (d. 1940)
  • Jun 24 Athanase David, Canadian politician and businessman (d. 1953)
  • Jun 27 Eduard Spranger, German psychologist/educator

Deaths in History


Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jun 2 Guiseppi Garibaldi, Italian general and nationalist (Risorgimento) who helped unify Italy, dies at 74

Unifier of Italy Giuseppe Garibaldi
Unifier of Italy
Giuseppe Garibaldi
  • Jun 3 Christian Wilberg, German painter (b. 1839)
  • Jun 11 Louis Maigret, Roman Catholic prelate (b. 1804)
  • Jun 25 François Jouffroy, French sculptor (b. 1806)

BattleExecution

Jun 30 Charles J. Guiteau, assassin (President Garfield), hanged at 40

  • Jun 30 Alberto Henschel, German-Brazilian photographer and businessman (b. 1827)