What Happened on June 2, 1857

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • James Gibbs of Virginia, patents the chain-stitch single-thread sewing machine

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestEdward Elgar

Edward Elgar, English composer (Coronation Ode, Pomp and Circumstance), born in Lower Broadheath, Worcestershire (d. 1934)

Composer Edward Elgar
Composer
Edward Elgar
  • Karl Adolph Gjellerup, poet (Poutnici Svetem, Nobel 1917), born in Roholte, Denmark (d. 1919)