What Happened on June 8, 1859

Famous Birthdays

  • Frank Dalton, American lawman of the Old West (Deputy US Marshal , Oklahoma Territory), brother of the Dalton Gang of outlaws, born in Westport, Missouri (d. 1887)
  • Smith Wigglesworth, British religious figure, born in Menston, Yorkshire, England (d. 1947)

Famous Deaths

Walter HuntWalter Hunt (1796-1859)

American inventor (safety pin, sewing machine), dies at 62

1859 Highlights

About June 8, 1859

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 163 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini