On This Day

June 1834 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 1 HMS Beagle for anchor in Port Famine, Magallanes Street
  • Jun 2 5th national black convention meets (NYC)
  • Jun 8 HMS Beagle sails from Port Famine to Cape Turn
  • Jun 14 Hardhat diving suit patented by Leonard Norcross, Dixfield, Maine
  • Jun 14 Sandpaper patented by Isaac Fischer Jr, Springfield, Vermont
  • Jun 15 Rioters in Safed Palestine kills many Jews

Historic Invention

Jun 21 American inventor and businessman Cyrus McCormick patents the reaping machine

  • Jun 25 Pope Gregory XVI's encyclical "Singulari nos" published
  • Jun 30 Congress creates Indian Territory (now Oklahoma)

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 10 Hendrik Pierson, Dutch theologist (H Pierson Foundation), born in Amsterdam (d. 1923)
  • Jun 16 Wesley Merritt, American Major General (Union Army), 1st American Military Governor of the Philippines, born in NYC, New York (d. 1910)
  • Jun 19 Charles Spurgeon, English preacher and evangelist, born in Kelvedon, Essex, England (d. 1892)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 9 William Carey, one of the founders of the Baptist Missionary Society (b. 1761)
  • Jun 10 Antonius van Gils, Dutch Roman Catholic theologist (against Relief), dies at 75
  • Jun 28 Joseph BovĂ©, Russian architect (b. 1784)