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 This day in History - June 25
375 Historic Events for June 25
1862

Vasily Georgiyevich Wrangell, composer

Birth
1862

Battle of Oak Grove, VA (Orchard, Henrico, French's Field) (Kings's Schoolhouse) Day 1 of 7 Days

Event
1863

US General George Meade replaces General Hooker to be more aggressive

Event
1864

Petersburg Campaign-Federals begin digging tunnels under Reb lines

Event
1864

Horse tramway at the Hague, opens

Event
1864

Walther Hermann Nernst, Prussian physicist/chemist (Nobel 1920)

Birth
1865

Robert Henri, US painter, leader of Ashcan school

Birth
1867

1st barbed wire patented by Lucien B Smith of Ohio

Event
1868

FL, AL, LA, GA, NC and SC readmitted to US

Event
1868

Pres Andrew Johnson passes a law that govt workers would work 8 hr day

Event
1870

Opera "Die Walkure" is produced (Munich)

Event
1876

Myles Keogh, US officer, dies at Little Bighorn

Death
1876

Boston Custer, brother of George Custer, dies at Little Bighorn

Death
1876

Custer and 7th Cavalry wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne at Little Big Horn

Event
1876

Lame White Man, Cheyenne, dies at Little Bighorn

Death
1876

George A Custer, US general (Little Bighorn), dies at 36

Death
1876

Thomas W Custer, brother of George Custer, dies at Little Bighorn

Death
1876

John Patton, trumpeter, dies at Little Bighorn

Death
1878

Jean Gallon, composer

Birth
1884

Hans Rott, composer, dies at 25

Death
1886

Henry "Hap" Arnold, commanding general, US Army Air Force (WW II)

Birth
1887

George Abbott, Forestville NY, producer (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game)

Birth
1888

Republican Convention, in Chicago, nominates Benjamin Harrison

Event
1889

Ethel Glenn Hier, composer

Birth
1889

Margriet M C Baers, Flemish philosopher

Birth