June 1885 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 12 Roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France
  • Jun 17 Statue of Liberty arrived in NYC aboard French ship `Isere'
  • Jun 24 British government of Salisbury forms
  • Jun 24 Samuel David Ferguson becomes 1st US black bishop

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 5 Georges Mandel, [Louis Rothschild], French politician and resistance leader, born in Chatou, Yvelines (d. 1944)
  • Jun 8 Karl Genzken, Nazi physician (d. 1957)
  • Jun 20 Andrzej GawroĊ„ski, Polish scholar (d. 1927)
  • Jun 22 Milan Vidmar, Slovenian engineer and chess player (d. 1962)
  • Jun 26 Andre Maurois, [Emile Herzog], French writer (Balzac)
  • Jun 26 Anna M F van Wageningen-Salomons, author (Girl Student) [or 9/26]
  • Jun 26 Billy Jenkins, [Erich Rosenthal], Magdeburg
  • Jun 28 Berthold Viertel, writer
  • Jun 29 Virginia Pope, (NY Times)

Weddings in History


HeartWedding of Interest

Jun 24 28th US President Woodrow Wilson (28) weds Presbyterian minister's daughter Ellen Louise Axson (25) in Savannah, Georgia

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson

Deaths in History

  • Jun 8 Ignace Bourget, Bishop of Montreal (b. 1799)
  • Jun 14 Agustin Bethencourt, Venezuelan publisher on Curacao, dies at 58
  • Jun 16 Wilhelm Camphausen, German painter (b. 1818)
  • Jun 17 Gen Edwin H K Freiherr von Manteuffel, mayor (Elzas-Lothar'n), dies