Events on Jun 10

  • 1358French boer leader Guillaume Cale captured
  • 1538Catholic German monarchy signs League of Neurenberg
  • 1540Thomas Cromwell arrested in Westminister
  • 1605Valse Dimitri crowned Russian tsar for 1st time
  • 16101st Dutch settlers arrive (from New Jersey), to colonize Manhattan Island
  • 1627Piet Heyn conquerors 38 ships at bay of Salvador
  • 16391st American log cabin at Fort Christina (Wilmington Delaware)
  • 1652In Boston, John Hull opens the 1st mint in America
  • 1720Mrs Clements of England markets 1st paste-style mustard
  • 1760New York passes 1st effective law regulating practice of medicine
  • 1761Puritan version of "Othello" opens in Newport, Rhode Island
  • 1776Continental Congress appoints a committee to write a Declaration of Independence
  • 17931st public zoo opens in Paris
  • 1793Washington replaced Philadelphia as US capital
  • 1794Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Philadelphia, forms
  • 1794France revolutionary regime begins trials
  • 1801Tripoli declares war on US for refusing tribute
  • 18091st US steamboat to a make an ocean voyage leaves New York for Philadelphia
  • 1826Sultan Mahmud II rebellious elite corp, slaughter 20,000 in Turkey
  • 1834HMS Beagle / Charles Darwin sails Pacific Ocean
  • 1846Robert Thomson obtains an English patent on a rubber tire
  • 1847Chicago Tribune begins publishing
  • 18481st telegraph link between NYC and Chicago
  • 1848Battle at Vicenza: Austrians beat Sardinia-Piemonte
  • 1850Millard Fillmore sworn-in as President of US (replacing Taylor)
  • 1854Georg F B Reiman proposes that space is curved
  • 1857England passes an act putting Canada on the decimal currency system
  • 1861Battle of Big Bethel VA (Bethel Church, Great Bethal) - Union retreats
  • 1864Battle of Waynesboro, Virginia
  • 18682nd Belmont: Bobby Swim aboard General Duke wins in 3:02

Born on Jun 10

  • 1613Johan Georg II: Elect of Saxon (1656-80)
  • 1630Willem van Bemmel: Dutch painter / etcher
  • 1637Jacques Marquette: Jesuit / Missionary founder (Chicago)
  • 1688James III Edward: Old Pretender, recognized as King of Britain by Pope
  • 1706John Dollond: Owner of 1st patent for achromatic lens
  • 1735John Morgan: American physician-in-chief of Continental Army
  • 1781Giovanni Battista Polledro: Composer
  • 1782Amable-G-P B de Barante: French politician / historian
  • 1790Louis Joseph Daussoigne-Mehul: Composer
  • 1808Friedrich Kaiser: Dutch astronomer (Kaiser compass-card)
  • 1819J D Gustave Courbet: French realist painter (Demoiselles the la Seine)
  • 1831W A Remy: Composer
  • 1832Edwin Arnold: English writer (Light of India)
  • 1832Nikolaus A Otto: German technician (gas motor, otto motor)
  • 1834Hendrik Pierson: Dutch theologist (HP Foundation)
  • 1835Constant A Serrure: Flemish historian
  • 1835Ferdinand IV SMJJBFLGRRJ: Ruler of Toscane
  • 1836Yamaoka Tesshu: Japanese swordsman / master of kendo
  • 1838Meyer E van Beem: Actor (Black Venus)
  • 1840Thomas Fentress Toon: Brigadier General (Confederate Army), died in 1902
  • 1843Heinrich von Herzogenberg: Composer
  • 1844J Albert Neuhuys: Dutch painter (Haagse school)
  • 1844Karl Hagenbeck: German animal trainer (Von Tieren und Menschen)
  • 1859Jacques F H Perk: Dutch poet (Iris, Wood Song)
  • 1861Josephus T J Cuypers: Dutch architect (St Bavo, Haarlem)
  • 1861Pierre M M Duhem: French naturalist / philosopher / historian
  • 1863Louis M A Couperus: Dutch poet / writer (Eline Vere)
  • 1865Frederick A Cook: United States -- Explorer (claimed falsely to be at North Pole)
  • 1869Gustave Vanzype: Belgian literary / headed La Gazette
  • 1879Benjamin Lambord: Composer

Died on Jun 10

  • 1190Frederik I van Hohenstaufen "Barbarossa": German King
  • 1247Rodrigo Jimenez de Rada: Archbishop Toledo / advisor Alfonso VIII
  • 1556Martin Agricola [M Sore]: German Composer / cantor
  • 1560Mary de Guise: Queen-mother of Scotland
  • 1584Francois-Hercule de Valois: French crown prince, dies at 28
  • 1588Valentin Weigel: German mystic
  • 1654Alessandro Algardi: Italian Sculptor / architect, dies at 58
  • 1727George Ludwig: German Monarch of Hannover / King of England, dies at 67
  • 1800Johann Abraham Peter Schulz: German composer, dies at 53
  • 1834Antonius van Gils: RC Theologist (against Relief), dies at 75
  • 1839Nathaniel Pryor: Sgt of Lewis & Clark Expedition
  • 1849Friedrich Wilhelm Michael Kalkbrenner: Composer, dies at 63
  • 1868Michael Obrenovic: Ruler of Sweden, murdered
  • 1883Carl Gradener: Composer, dies at 71
  • 1893Elek Erkel: Composer, dies at 49
  • 1899Ernest Chausson: French Composer (Solitude dance le bois), dies at 44
  • 1902Auguste Schmidt: German teacher / feminist, dies at 68
  • 1903Alexander I: King of Serbia are assassinated
  • 1903Dragia: Queen of Serbia, assassinated
  • 1903Luigi Cremona: Italian Mathematician (grafostatica)
  • 1918Arrigio Enrico Boito: Composer, dies at 76
  • 1923Pierre Loti [Julien Viaud]: French sea officer / writer
  • 1924Giacomo Matteotti: Italian socialist deputy, assassinated by fascists
  • 1926Antonio Gaudi y Cornet: Spanish architect
  • 1934Frederick Delius: English Composer (Suite Florida), dies at 72
  • 1941Herschel Mayall: Actor (Tale of 2 Cities), dies at 78
  • 1941Marcus Garvey: US black leader (Back to Africa Movement), dies at 52
  • 1942Jean Van Royen: Secretary-General of Concentration Camp Amersfoort, dies at 63
  • 1944French Duwaer: Dutch printer / resistance fighter, executed
  • 1944Gerrit Jan van der Veen [Wolffensperger]: Resister, executed at 41

Historical events on June 11

  • 1231Harderwijk becomes a city
  • 1488Battle of Sauchieburn, Scotland
  • 1517Sir Thomas Pert reaches Hudson Bay
  • 1572Spanish co-land guardian Duke of Medinaceli arrives in Lock
  • 1578England grants Sir Humphrey Gilbert a patent to explore and colonize US
  • 1644Florentine Scientist describe invention of barometer
  • 1685James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic King James II
  • 1690English King Willem III departs to Ireland
  • 1699England, France and Netherlands agree on 2nd Extermination treaty of Spain
  • 1726Cardinal Fleury succeeds Duke of Bourbon as French Premier
  • 1742Benjamin Franklin invents his Franklin stove
  • 1770Captain James Cook discovers Great Barrier Reef off Australia
  • 1774Jews of Algiers escape attack of Spanish Army
  • 1776Continental Congress create a committee to draft Declaration of Independence
  • 17881st British ship built on Pacific coast begun at Nootka Sound, BC
  • 17931st American stove patent is granted to Robert Haeterick
  • 1816Gas Light Co of Baltimore founded
  • 1838Iowa Territory is organized
  • 1859Comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada
  • 1864Battle at Cynthiana Kentucky: General Hobsons unit caught
  • 1864Battle of Laurel Hill, West Virginia
  • 1864Battle of Trevillian Station, VA (Central Railroad)
  • 1864Confederate warship CSS Alabama runs into harbor of Cherbourg
  • 18701st-stone Amstel Brewery opens in Amsterdam
  • 1876Republicans pick Rutherford B Hayes as presidental candidate
  • 1878DC is given a new government by Congress, 3 commissioners appointed by President (change in 1974)
  • 1891Puerto Rican flag adopted
  • 18951st auto race
  • 1895Charles E Duryea patents a gas-driven automobile
  • 1896US Assay Office in Deadwood South Dakota authorized

Born on June 11

  • 1572Ben Jonson: England, United Kingdom -- Playwright / poet (Volpone, Alchemist)
  • 1672Francesco Antonio Bonporti: Composer
  • 1697Francesco A Vallotti: Italian Organist / composer / theorist
  • 1704Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas: Composer
  • 1719Franz K von Velbruck: German Freemason / Prince-Bishop of Luik
  • 1740Luigi Gatti: Composer
  • 1776John Constable: England, United Kingdom -- Landscape painter (Hay Wain)
  • 1807James Findlay Schenck: Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882
  • 1808Charles Henry Poor: Commander (Union Navy), died in 1882
  • 1816Robert Huston Milroy: Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1890
  • 1822Samuel Davis Sturgis: Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1889
  • 1823James Lawson Kemper: Major General (Confederate Army), died in 1895
  • 1829Hendrik Gerhard: Founder (Dutch Social-Democratic)
  • 1840Henri Braekeleer: Flemish painter / etser
  • 1842Alfred: Liechtenstein -- Noble / politician
  • 1861Sigismund Vladislavovich Zaremba: Composer
  • 1863Eduard David: German Undersecretary (constitution of Weimar)
  • 1864Richard Georg Strauss: Munich, Germany -- Composer (Don Quixote)
  • 1865Jan H Leopold: Dutch poet (translated Omar Khayyam)
  • 1867Charles Fabry: Discoverer (ozone layer in upper atmosphere)
  • 1874Richard Stohr: Composer
  • 1876Alfred L Kroeber: Hoboken, New Jersey -- Author (Anthropologist looks at History)
  • 1879Roger P Bresnaham: Hall of fame catcher / manager
  • 1880Jeannette Rankin: 1st woman elected to US Congress (Rep-Montana)
  • 1883Frank O King: Cashton, Wisconsin -- Cartoonist (Gasoline Alley)
  • 1886David Steinman: NYC, New York -- Bridge designer (Hudson, Triborough)
  • 1889Wesley Ruggles: Actor / producer / director (Keystone Kops)
  • 1892Edward B B Shanks: British poet / critic
  • 1895Nikolai A Bulganin: Gorki, Russia -- Premier of the USSR (1955-58)
  • 1897Bruno Frei: Writer

Died on June 11

  • 1216Hendrik of Constantinople: Emperor of Constantinople (1206-16)
  • 1249Adelheid van Schaarbeek: Flemish mystic / saint
  • 1479Johannes a San Facundo: Spanish Augustine saint
  • 1488James III: King of Scotland, dies in battle
  • 1560Marie Guise: French Wife of King Jacobus V of Scotland, dies at 44
  • 1560Mary of Lorraine: Pro-French Regent of Scotland, dies at 44
  • 1666Cornelis Evertsen the Old: Swiss Vice-Admiral, dies in battle at 55
  • 1698Balthasar Bekker: Frisian Theologist (Enchanted World), dies at 64
  • 1764Christoph Stoltzenberg: Composer, dies at 74
  • 1766Elisabeth Farnese: Princess of Parma / Queen of Spain, dies at 73
  • 1775Egidio Romoaldo Duni: Italian composer, dies at 67
  • 1808Giovanni Battista Cirri: Composer, dies at 83
  • 1811Charles Frederick: Liberal ruler of Baden, dies at 82
  • 1825Daniel D Tompkins: 6th US Vice President (1817-25), dies at 54
  • 1828Dugald Stewart: Scot philosopher (Scottish common sense), dies at 74
  • 1856Friedrich H von der Hagen: German germanist, dies at 76
  • 1896Friedrich Gottlieb Schwencke: Composer, dies at 72
  • 1900Charles Swinnerton Heap: Composer, dies at 53
  • 1903Draga Masin: Wife of Serbian King Aleksandar I, murdered at 35
  • 1906Heinrich Hart: German writer (Das Lied der Menschheit), dies at 50
  • 1908Georg Adler: German statehouse head, dies at 45
  • 1913Machmud Shevket Pasha: Turks grand vizier, murdered
  • 1924Alexander F de Savornin Lohmann, Jr.: Dutch Minister (CHU), dies at 87
  • 1924Theodore Dubois: Composer, dies at 86
  • 1930Henry Clay Folger, Jr.: CEO (Folger Shakespeare Library), dies at 72
  • 1943Sam[uel] de Vries: Actor (Boefje, In Sobibor), dies at 50
  • 1949Koci Xoxe: Albanian Vice Premier, executed
  • 1949Oton Zupanic: Slavs Poet (Zimzelen pod snegom), dies at 71
  • 1955Jacques Lemaigre-Dubreuil: French industrialist, murdered
  • 1955Marcel Louis Auguste Samuel-Rousseau: Composer, dies at 72