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Historical Events in June 1885

  • Jun 6 19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43
  • Jun 12 Roof collapse kills 30 at murder trial in France

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Jun 17 Statue of Liberty arrives in NYC aboard French ship `Isere'

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The Statue of Liberty, New York
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  • Jun 24 British government of Salisbury forms
  • Jun 24 Samuel David Ferguson becomes 1st US black bishop