On This Day

Historical Events in June 1848

Historic Event

Jun 1 Revolutionary newspaper "Neue Rheinische Zeitung" founded by Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels and the Communist League in Cologne

  • Jun 2 The Slavic congress in Prague begins.
  • Jun 5 Statue of prince William the Silent, Prince of Orange by Lodewyk Royer unveiled in The Hague's Het Plein
  • Jun 6 New York Yacht Club holds its first annual regatta; won by the schooner Carnelia
  • Jun 10 1st telegraph link between NYC & Chicago
  • Jun 10 Battle at Vicenza: Austrians beat Sardinia-Piemonte

Presidential Convention

Jun 22 Barnburners (anti-slavery) party nominates Martin Van Buren for President

  • Jun 22 Beginning of the June Days uprising in Paris by French workers
  • Jun 23 Bloody insurrection of workers in Paris
  • Jun 26 1st pure food law enacted in US
  • Jun 26 End of the June Days uprising in Paris by French workers