What Happened in June 1836

Historical Events

Historic Event

Jun 1 Charles Darwin returns to Cape Town in South Africa

  • Jun 15 Arkansas becomes 25th state of the Union
  • Jun 16 London Working Men's Association forms

Famous Birthdays

  • Jun 9 Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, 1st qualified woman physician in Britain, first woman mayor (Aldeburgh), born in London (d. 1917)
  • Jun 10 Yamaoka Tesshū, Japanese swordsman and master of kendo, born in Tokyo (d. 1888)
  • Jun 14 Thomas Wilberforce Egan, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in NYC, New York (d. 1887)

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 6 Antons Klemens Theodor, king of Saksen (1827-36), dies at 80
  • Jun 9 Supply Belcher, American composer and singer (The Harmony of Maine), dies at 85
  • Jun 10 André-Marie Ampère, French physicist (b. 1775)
  • Jun 23 James Mill, Scottish philosopher and historian, dies at 63
  • Jun 26 Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle, French author and composer (Marseillaise), dies at 76

James MadisonJames Madison (1751-1836)

Jun 28 4th US President (1809-17), dies in Montpelier Va at 85