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 This day in History - June 30
444 Historic Events for June 30
1817

Joseph D Hooker, British botanist

Birth
1818

Edward John Hopkins, composer

Birth
1819

Ernst Ludwig Gerber, composer, dies at 72

Death
1819

William A Wheeler, (R) 19th VP (1877-81)

Birth
1823

Hendrik Jan Schimmel, Dutch writer/dramatist (2 Tudors)

Birth
1834

Congress creates Indian Territory (now Oklahoma)

Event
1837

Stephen D Ramseur, youngest West Pointer to be Maj Gen

Birth
1839

Johan O Wallin, Swedish poet/archbishop (Dead Angel), dies

Death
1846

Ricardo Drigo, composer

Birth
1847

Jacob T Cremer, min of Colonies/pres (Dutch Trading Comp)

Birth
1853

Adolf Furtw„ngler, German archaeologist (Antiken Gemmen)

Birth
1856

Gerrit Kalff, writer (history of Dutch writers)

Birth
1858

Andr‚ Antoine, French stage manager (Th‚ƒtre Libre) [or 7/31]

Birth
1859

Charles Blondin is 1st to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope

Event
1860

Gyula Andr ssy Jr, Hungarian minister of Foreign affairs (1918-20)

Birth
1861

CSS Sumter slips past USS Brooklyn blockade

Event
1862

Richard Griffith, US Confederate brig-general, dies in battle at 48

Death
1862

Battle at Turkey Bridge Virginia: Confederate assault attack

Event
1862

Day 6 of 7 Days-Battle of White Oak Swamp VA (Frayser's Farm)

Event
1862

Battle at Nelson's Farm, Virginia

Event
1862

Gustave Flaubert completes "Salammbo"

Event
1863

Battles in Hanover Pennsylvania: 80 casualties

Event
1863

Dutch colony Suriname counts population of 33,000 slaves

Event
1863

Skirmish at Sporting Hill Pennsylvania

Event
1865

8 alleged conspirators in assassination of Lincoln are found guilty

Event