Historical Events in June 1877

  • Jun 1 Society of American Artists forms
  • Jun 1 US troops authorized to pursue bandits into Mexico
  • Jun 9 11th Belmont: C Holloway aboard Cloverbrook wins in 2:46

Historic Event

Jun 15 Henry Ossian Flipper becomes 1st African American to graduate from West Point Military Academy

  • Jun 17 Indian Wars: Battle of White Bird Canyon - the Nez Perce defeat the US Cavalry at White Bird Canyon in the Idaho Territory
  • Jun 21 The Molly Maguires, ten Irish immigrants, are hanged at the Schuylkill County and Carbon County, Pennsylvania prisons