What Happened In June 1882 In History
Historical Events for June, 1882
- 6th » More than 100,000 inhabitants of Bombay are killed when a cyclone in the Arabian Sea pushes huge waves into the harbour.
- 6th » The Shewan forces of Menelik II of Ethiopia defeat the Gojjame army in the Battle of Embabo. The Shewans capture Negus Tekle Haymanot of Gojjam, and their victory leads to a Shewan hegemony over the territories south of the Abay River.
- 28th » The Anglo-French Convention of 1882 marks the territorial boundaries between Guinea and Sierra Leone.
- 30th » Charles J. Guiteau is hanged in Washington, D.C. for the assassination of President of the United States or U.S. President James Garfield.
Famous Birthdays on June in 1882
- 1st » Nicolae Bivol, Moldovan politician, Mayor of Chișinău (d. 1940)
- 9th » Robert Kerr (athlete) or Robert Kerr, Irish-Canadian sprinter (d. 1963)
- 15th » Ion Antonescu, Romanian field marshal and politician (d. 1946)
- 16th » Mohammad Mosaddegh, Iranian politician, 60th Prime Minister of Iran (d. 1967)
- 17th » Adolphus Frederick VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (d. 1918)
- 17th » Igor Stravinsky, Russian pianist, composer, and conductor (d. 1971)
- 18th » Georgi Dimitrov, Bulgarian politician, 32nd List of Prime Ministers of Bulgaria named Prime Minister of Bulgaria (d. 1949)
- 20th » Daniel Sawyer, American golfer (d. 1937)
- 21st » Lluís Companys, Spanish politician, 123rd President of Catalonia (d. 1940)
- 21st » Adrianus de Jong, Dutch fencer (d. 1966)
- 21st » Rockwell Kent, American painter and illustrator (d. 1971)
- 24th » Athanase David, Canadian lawyer and politician (d. 1953)
- 24th » Carl Diem, German businessman (d. 1962)
- 27th » Eduard Spranger, German philosopher and educator (d. 1963)
- 29th » Henry Hawtrey, English runner (d. 1961)
- 29th » Franz Seldte, German politician (d. 1947)
Famous Deaths for June 1882
- 2nd » Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italian general and politician (b. 1807)
- 3rd » Christian Wilberg, German painter (b. 1839)
- 11th » Louis Désiré Maigret, French bishop (b. 1804)
- 25th » François Jouffroy, French sculptor (b. 1806)
- 30th » Charles J. Guiteau, American preacher and lawyer, assassin of James A. Garfield (b. 1841)
- 30th » Alberto Henschel, German-Brazilian photographer and businessman (b. 1827)
Year 1882 events in history for the month of June
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