June 1848 in History

Events in History

Historic Event

Jun 1 Revolutionary newspaper "Neue Rheinische Zeitung" founded by Karl Marx, Friedrich Engels and the Communist League in Cologne

  • Jun 2 The Slavic congress in Prague begins.
  • Jun 5 Statue of prince William the Silent, Prince of Orange by Lodewyk Royer unveiled in The Hague's Het Plein
  • Jun 10 1st telegraph link between NYC & Chicago
  • Jun 10 Battle at Vicenza: Austrians beat Sardinia-Piemonte

Presidential Convention

Jun 22 Barnburners (anti-slavery) party nominates Martin Van Buren for President

  • Jun 22 Beginning of the June Days uprising in Paris by French workers
  • Jun 23 Bloody insurrection of workers in Paris
  • Jun 26 1st pure food law enacted in US
  • Jun 26 End of the June Days uprising in Paris by French workers

Birthdays in History

Paul Gauguin

Jun 7 Paul Gauguin [Eugene Henri], French post-impressionist painter who worked in French Polynesia, born in Paris (d. 1903)

  • Jun 24 Brooks Adams, American philosopher (Theory of Social Revolutions), born in Quincy, Massachusetts (d. 1927)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 26 Stevenson Archer, American judge and Congressmen from Maryland, dies at 61
  • Jun 27 Denis-Auguste Affre, Archbishop of Paris (1840-48) and opponent of King Louis-Philippe, shot to death at 54
  • Jun 27 Heinrich Zschokke, German Swiss writer, dies at 77