What Happened in June 1834

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 HMS Beagle for anchor in Port Famine, Magallanes Street
  • Jun 2 5th national black convention meets (NYC)
  • Jun 8 HMS Beagle sails from Port Famine to Cape Turn

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 10 HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin sails into the Pacific Ocean

Naturalist Charles Darwin
Charles Darwin
  • Jun 14 Hardhat diving suit patented by Leonard Norcross, Dixfield, Maine
  • Jun 14 Sandpaper patented by Isaac Fischer Jr, Springfield, Vermont
  • Jun 15 Rioters in Safed Palestine kills many Jews

1stHistoric Invention

Jun 21 American inventor and businessman Cyrus McCormick patents the reaping machine

Inventor of the Mechanical Reaper Cyrus McCormick
Inventor of the Mechanical Reaper
Cyrus McCormick
  • Jun 25 Pope Gregory XVI's encyclical "Singulari nos" published
  • Jun 30 Congress creates Indian Territory (now Oklahoma)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 8 George Garrett, composer
  • Jun 10 Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (HP Foundation)
  • Jun 16 Wesley Merritt, American Major General (Union Army), 1st American Military Governor of the Philippines, born in NYC, New York (d. 1910)
  • Jun 19 Charles Spurgeon, English preacher (d. 1892)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 9 William Carey, one of the founders of the Baptist Missionary Society (b. 1761)
  • Jun 10 Antonius van Gils, RC theologist (against Relief), dies at 75
  • Jun 28 Joseph BovĂ©, Russian architect (b. 1784)