On This Day

What Happened in June 1835

Historical Events

  • Jun 1 6th national black convention (Philadelphia)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 2 P. T. Barnum & his circus begin 1st tour of US

Circus Showman and Businessman P. T. Barnum
Circus Showman and Businessman
P. T. Barnum
  • Jun 19 New Orleans gives US government Jackson Square to be used as a mint
  • Jun 25 1st building constructed at Yerba Buena (now San Francisco)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 2 Pius X, [Giuseppe Sarto], 257th Roman Catholic pope (1903-14)
  • Jun 10 Constant A Serrure, Flemish historian
  • Jun 10 Ferdinand IV, Grand Duke of Tuscany, born in Florence (d. 1908)
  • Jun 10 Rebecca Latimer Felton, American writer and politician (first woman to serve as U.S. Senator (Georgia)), born in Decatur, Georgia (d. 1930)
  • Jun 12 George Atzerodt, American conspirator who failed to attempt an assassination of Vice President Andrew Johnson on the night Abraham Lincoln was murdered, born in Dorna, German Confederation (d. 1865)
  • Jun 14 Nikolay Rubinstein, Russian composer and pianist, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 1881) (O.S. 2 June)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 17 Soldier and politician Jefferson Davis (27) weds Sarah Knox Taylor (21) in Louisville, Kentucky

President of the Confederate States of America Jefferson Davis
President of the Confederate States of America
Jefferson Davis

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 8 Gian Domenico Romagnosi, Italian physicist (b. 1761)
  • Jun 18 William Cobbett, English journalist and author, dies at 72
  • Jun 24 Andreas Vokos Miaoulis, Greek admiral and politician, commander of Greek naval forces in Greek War of Independence (b. 1769)