On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1842

Historical Events


DiscoveryHistoric Expedition

John C. Frémont sets off from Kansas River on his first expedition of the Oregon Trail with frontierman Kit Carson as his guide

Frontiersman Kit Carson
Frontiersman
Kit Carson

1842 Highlights

About June 15, 1842

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 178 years and 7 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini