June 1895 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 11 Charles E Duryea patents a gas-driven automobile
  • Jun 17 US Ship Canal (W 225th St) in the Bronx completed; cutting Marble Hill off from Manhattan
  • Jun 20 1st female PhD from an American University, earned by Caroline Willard Baldwin (in Science) at Cornell University
  • Jun 20 Nicaragua, El Salvador & Honduras form a short-lived confederation
  • Jun 21 British Roseberry government falls
  • Jun 28 El Salvador, Honduras & Nicaragua form Central American Union
  • Jun 29 Doukhobors burn their weapons as a protest against conscription by the Tsarist Russian government.

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 3 Kavalam Madhava Panikkar, India, diplomat (Asia & Western Dominance)
  • Jun 4 Dino Conte Grandi, Italy, delegate to league of nations (1925-32)
  • Jun 5 William Boyd, Ohio, cowboy (Hopalong Cassidy)
  • Jun 10 Immanuel Velikovsky, writer (Worlds in Collision)
  • Jun 11 Nikolai Bulganin, Premier of USSR (1955-58), born in Gorky, Russia (d. 1975
  • Jun 14 Louis Finkelstein, US historian/theologist (Pharizees)
  • Jun 18 Manuela Fern├índez-Fojaco, Spanish supercentenarian
  • Jun 22 James Arthur Calata, Anglican clergyman and African National Congress (ANC) leader, Rabula, Keiskammahoek, Eastern Cape.
  • Jun 26 Jankel Adler, Polish painter

Deaths in History

  • Jun 29 Thomas Henry Huxley, English scientist (b. 1825)