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 This day in History - June 6
457 Historic Events for June 6
1813

US invasion of Canada halted at Stoney Creek (Ont)

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1813

Israel Washburn, gov (Union), died in 1883

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1815

Francesco Antonio Norberto Pinto, composer

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1816

Christiane Vulpius, wife of Johann W von Goethe, dies at 51

Death
1816

10" snowfall in New England, "year without a summer" (Krakatoa)

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1819

William Howard Glover, composer

Birth
1825

Ignaz V Zingerle Edler von Simmersberg, Austria, poet (Weistmer)

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1826

Sarah Parker Remond, US/Italian abolitionist

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1829

John Baillie McIntosh, Bvt Major General (Union Army), died in 1888

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1831

2nd national black convention (Phila)

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1836

Antons Klemens Theodor, king of Saksen (1827-36), dies at 80

Death
1840

William Francis Bartlett, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)

Birth
1840

John Stainer, composer

Birth
1842

James Morrison Steele Mackaye, US actor (Amer Acad of Dramatic Art)

Birth
1844

Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA) forms in London

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1847

Gerben Postma, [Ids], Frisian writer (Swealtsjeblommen)

Birth
1850

Karl F Braun, Germany, co-developed wireless telegraphy (Nobel 1909)

Birth
1850

Levi Strauss made his 1st blue jeans

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1852

Tommaso Marchesi, composer, dies at 79

Death
1860

William R Inge, English theologist/Deacon St Paul's Cathedral

Birth
1861

Giuseppe Concone, Italian singing teacher, dies at 59

Death
1861

Lincoln's cabinet declares Union govt will pay for expenses once states have mobilized volunteers

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1862

Skirmish at Harrisonburg, PA

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1862

Henry John Newbolt, English sea historian/poet

Birth
1862

Battle of Port Royal, SC (Port Royal Ferry)

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