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What Happened In June 1892 In History

Historical Events for June, 1892

  • 7th » Benjamin Harrison becomes the first President of the United States to attend a baseball game.
  • 7th » Homer Plessy is arrested for refusing to leave his seat in the "whites-only" car of a train; he lost the resulting court case, 'Plessy v. Ferguson'.
  • 30th » The Homestead Strike begins near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Famous Birthdays on June in 1892

  • 5th » Jaan Kikkas, Estonian weightlifter (d. 1944)
  • 6th » Donald F. Duncan, Sr., American toy maker and businessman, founded the Duncan Toys Company (d. 1971)
  • 7th » Leo Reise, Canadian ice hockey player (d. 1975)
  • 12th » Djuna Barnes, American author (d. 1982)
  • 12th » Apostolos Grozos, Greek politician (d. 1981)
  • 13th » Basil Rathbone, South African-American actor (d. 1967)
  • 21st » Reinhold Niebuhr, American theologian and academic (d. 1971)
  • 22nd » Robert Ritter von Greim, German general (d. 1945)
  • 25th » ShirĊ Ishii, Japanese microbiologist and general (d. 1959)
  • 26th » Pearl S. Buck, American author and educator, Nobel Prize in Literature e.g Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1973)
  • 27th » Paul Colin (artist) called Paul Colin, French illustrator (d. 1985)
  • 29th » Henry Gerber, German-American activist, founded the Society for Human Rights (d. 1972)
  • 30th » Pierre Blanchar, Algerian-French actor and director (d. 1963)
  • 30th » Bo Carter, American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Mississippi Sheiks) (d. 1962)
  • 30th » Oswald Pohl, German SS officer (d. 1951)

Famous Deaths for June 1892

  • 9th » Yoshitoshi, Japanese painter (b. 1839)
  • 9th » William Grant Stairs, Canadian-English captain and explorer (b. 1863)
  • 22nd » Pierre Ossian Bonnet, French mathematician and academic (b. 1819)
  • 28th » Alexandros Rizos Rangavis, Greek poet and politician (b. 1810)

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