On This Day

June 1895 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 11 Charles Duryea patents a gas-driven automobile
  • Jun 17 US Ship Canal (W 225th St) in the Bronx completed; cutting Marble Hill off from Manhattan
  • Jun 20 1st female PhD from an American University, earned by Caroline Willard Baldwin (in Science) at Cornell University
  • Jun 20 Nicaragua, El Salvador and Honduras form a short-lived confederation
  • Jun 21 British Roseberry government falls
  • Jun 28 El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua form Central American Union

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 28 French painter Paul Gauguin leaves France for Tahiti for the second time

Painter and Sculptor Paul Gauguin
Painter and Sculptor
Paul Gauguin
  • Jun 29 Doukhobors burn their weapons as a protest against conscription by the Tsarist Russian government.

Birthdays in History

  • Jun 3 Kavalam Madhava Panikkar, Indian statesman and diplomat (Asia & Western Dominance), born in Travancore, British India (d. 1963)
  • Jun 4 Dino Conte Grandi, Italian Fascist politician and delegate to league of nations (1925-32), born in Mordano, Italy (d. 1988)
  • Jun 10 Immanuel Velikovsky, Russian writer (Worlds in Collision), born in Vitebsk, Russian Empire (d. 1979)
  • Jun 11 Nikolai Bulganin, Premier of USSR (1955-58), born in Gorky, Russia (d. 1975
  • Jun 12 Eugénie Brazier, French chef who was the 1st woman to earn 3 Michelin stars (1933), and the 1st person earn 3 Michelin stars for 2 restaurants, born in La Tranclière, Ain, France (d. 1977)
  • Jun 14 Louis Finkelstein, American historian and theologist (Pharizees), born in Cincinnati, Ohio (d. 1991)
  • Jun 18 Manuela Fernández-Fojaco, Spanish supercentenarian
  • Jun 26 Jankel Adler, Polish painter and printmaker, born in Tuszyn, Łódź, Poland (d. 1949)

Deaths in History

  • Jun 29 Thomas Henry Huxley, English biologist (comparative anatomy), dies at 70