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 This day in History - June 1
463 Historic Events for June 1
1861

John Q Marr, US Union captain, dies in battle at Fairfax Courthouse

Death
1861

Skirmish at Arlington Mills, VA

Event
1861

US and Confederacy simultaneously stop mail interchange

Event
1861

British territorial waters and ports off-limits during Civil War

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1862

Gen Lee assumes command after Joe Johnston is injured at 7 Pines

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1862

Slavery abolished in all US possessions

Event
1862

2nd/last day of battle at Fair Oaks/7 Pines Va (11,165 casualties)

Event
1862

Ant¢nio JdC Feij¢, Portuguese diplomat/poet (Bailatas)

Birth
1864

Solomon George Washington Dill, poor white ally of blacks, assassinated in his home by white terrorists in SC

Death
1864

Battle of Cold Harbor, VA (Gaines' Mill, Gaines' Farm)

Event
1864

-Nov] Shenandoah Valley campaign

Event
1864

Confederate cruiser The Georgia sold to The English

Event
1866

Renegade Irish Fenians invade Ft Erie Ontario from US

Event
1866

General Dutch Typographer Union forms

Event
1868

James Buchanan, 15th US president (1857-61), dies at 77

Death
1868

Texas constitutional convention meets in Austin

Event
1869

Voting machine patented (Thomas A Edison)

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1872

6th Belmont: James Roe aboard Joe Daniels wins in 2:58¬

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1876

Christo Botew, writer, dies

Death
1877

Society of American Artists forms

Event
1877

US troops authorized to pursue bandits into Mexico

Event
1878

John Masefield, England, 15th poet laureate (Salt-Water Ballads)

Birth
1880

US census at 50,155,783

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1880

1st pay telephone installed

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1881

Bell Phone opens 1st Dutch telephone exchange

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