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What Happened on June 10, 1845

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Andrew Jackson's African Grey parrot "Poll" is removed from his funeral for swearing at The Hermitage, Tennessee. Funeral attendee William Menefee Norment recorded: "Before the sermon and while the crowd was gathering, a wicked parrot that was a household pet got excited and commenced swearing so loud and long as to disturb the people and had to be carried from the houseā€

US President & General Andrew Jackson
US President & General
Andrew Jackson

1845 Highlights

About June 10, 1845

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 174 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini