On This Day

June 1843 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 1 It snows in Buffalo and Rochester, NY, & Cleveland, Ohio

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 1 Sojourner Truth leaves NY to begin her career as antislavery activist

Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate Sojourner Truth
Abolitionist and Women's Rights Advocate
Sojourner Truth
  • Jun 24 Vincenzo Soliva decrees no Jew can live outside ghetto in Italy
  • Jun 26 Hong Kong proclaimed a British Crown Colony

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 1 Henry Faulds, Scottish fingerprinting pioneer (d. 1930)
  • Jun 3 Frederik VIII, King of Denmark (1906-12)

Person of interestSusan Blow

Jun 7 Susan Blow, American educator who pioneered kindergarten education and was known as the "Mother of the Kindergarten", born in St. Louis, Missouri (d. 1916)

Educator and Kindergarten Director Susan Blow
Educator and Kindergarten Director
Susan Blow
  • Jun 9 Bertha von Suttner, Austrian novelist and pacifist (1st woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 1905), born in Prague, Kingdom of Bohemia (d. 1914)
  • Jun 30 Ernest Mason Satow, British diplomat and scholar, born in Clapton, London, England (d. 1929)

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

Jun 19 Philosopher Karl Marx (25) weds Jenny von Westphalen in Germany

Communist Philosopher Karl Marx
Communist Philosopher
Karl Marx

Deaths in History

  • Jun 6 Friedrich Hölderlin, German poet and dramatist (b. 1770)