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 This day in History - June 1
463 Historic Events for June 1
1796

Tennessee admitted as 16th US state

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1801

Brigham Young, painter/religious leader (Mormon church)/polygamist

Birth
1804

Mikhail Ivan Glinka, Novosspaskoye Russia, composer (Jota Aragonesa)

Birth
1806

John Buchanan Floyd, Ex-Sect of War (Union), died in 1863

Birth
1808

1st US land-grant university founded-Ohio Univ, Athens, Ohio

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1809

Allardyce Barclay begins a bet of walking 1 mile every hour for 1,000 hours. Each hour he walked a « mile round trip from his home

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1810

Johann Paul Wessely, composer, dies at 47

Death
1813

Capt John Lawrence utters Navy motto "Don't give up the ship"

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1823

Louis Nicholas Davout, French fieldmarshal, dies at 53

Death
1825

John Hunt Morgan, Brig General (Confederate cavalry commander)

Birth
1826

Carl Bechstein, German piano inventor

Birth
1826

Hermann Zopff, composer

Birth
1831

John Bell Hood, Gen (Confederate Army), died in 1879

Birth
1834

HMS Beagle for anchor in Port Famine, Magallanes Street

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1835

6th national black convention (Phila)

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1836

Charles Darwin returns to Capetown

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1843

Sojourner Truth leaves NY to begin her career as antislavery activist

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1843

It snows in Buffalo and Rochester NY and Cleveland Ohio

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1844

Galusha Pennypacker, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1916

Birth
1845

Homing pigeon completes 11,000 km trip (Namibia-London) in 55 days

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1846

Gregory XVI, [Bartolomeo A Cappellari]/Mauro, Pope dies at 80

Death
1848

Otto Valdemar Malling, composer

Birth
1855

US adventurer Wm Walker conquers Nicaragua, reestablishes slavery

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1858

William W Campbell, Canadian poet (Beyond the Hills of Dream)

Birth
1861

1st skirmish in Civil War, Fairfax Court House, Va

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