Historical Events for June 1859
Events 1 - 7 of 7
6th - Australia: Queensland is established as a separate colony from New South Wales (Queensland Day).
11th - Comstock silver load discovered near Virginia City, Nevada
12th - Comstock Silver Lode in Nevada discovered
15th - Pig War: Ambiguity in the Oregon Treaty leads to the "Northwestern Boundary Dispute" between U.S. and British/Canadian settlers.
24th - Battle of Solferino, N-Italy: France/Sardinia-Austria
28th - 1st dog show held (Newcastle-on-Tyne, England)
30th - Charles Blondin is 1st to cross Niagara Falls on a tightrope