On This Day

Historical Events in June 1850

  • Jun 4 Empire Engine Company No. 1 organized, in San Francisco, California
  • Jun 4 Self-deodorizing fertilizer patented in England
  • Jun 14 Third great fire of early San Francisco, starts in a bakery chimney
  • Jun 17 Paddle-wheeler "G P Griffith" burns off Mentor Ohio (206 die)

Historic Event

Jun 29 British ex-Prime Minister Sir Robert Peel falls off his horse; dies three days later

  • Jun 29 Autocephaly Officially Granted by the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople to The Church of Greece.