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 This day in History - June 6
457 Historic Events for June 6
1862

Battle of Memphis-city is surrendered

Event
1862

Turner Ashby, General, killed near Harrisonburg VA, dies at 33

Death
1863

Battle of Milliken's Bend, LA and Williamsport, MD

Event
1864

Battle of Lake Chicot, AR (Dutch Bayou)

Event
1868

Robert Falcon Scott, British leader of ill-fated south pole expedition

Birth
1869

Andersen Nex”, writer

Birth
1869

Siegfried Wagner, German opera composer/conductor

Birth
1872

Alexandra Fjodorovna Romanova, last Russian tsarina (1894-1918)

Birth
1872

Susan B Anthony is fined for trying to vote

Event
1875

Walter Percy Chrysler, found Chrysler Corp (1925)

Birth
1875

Thomas Mann, Germany, novelist (Magic Mountain-Nobel 1929)

Birth
1875

Netherlands goes on the gold standard

Event
1877

Prairie Flower, daughter of Ponca and chief Standing Bear, dies

Death
1878

Vincent [de Moro-]Giafferi, French prosecutor (Dieudonn‚, Landru)

Birth
1878

Gottfried Herrmann, composer, dies at 70

Death
1879

L Patrick Abercrombie, English architect

Birth
1880

William T Cosgrave, president Irish Free state

Birth
1881

Henry Vieuxtemps, Belgian composer, dies at 61

Death
1882

Cyclone in Arabian Sea (Bombay India) drowns 100,000

Event
1882

Electric iron patented by Henry W Seely, NYC

Event
1883

Ciprian Porumbescu, composer, dies at 29

Death
1885

Opera "Lakm‚" is produced (Paris)

Event
1885

19th Belmont: Paul Duffy aboard Tyrant wins in 2:43

Event
1886

Paul Dudley White, heart specialist

Birth
1887

Ruth Benedict, anthropoligist

Birth