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Events in History in June 1816

Volcanic EruptionEruption of Mount Tambora

Jun 6 10" of snowfall in New England, part of a "year without a summer" which followed the eruption of Mount Tambora in Indonesia

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The massive Tambora volcano eruption
The massive Tambora volcano eruption
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  • Jun 11 Gas Light Co of Baltimore founded
  • Jun 19 Battle of Seven Oaks between North West Company and Hudson's Bay Company, near Winnipeg, Manitoba