June 1812 in history

June 1812 events chronologically

Jun 1 War of 1812: The U.S. President James Madison asks the Congress to declare war on the United Kingdom
Jun 4 Following Louisiana's admittance as a U.S. state, the Louisiana Territory is renamed the Missouri Territory
Jun 18 War of 1812: The U.S. Congress declares war on Great Britain, Canada, and Ireland
Jun 23 War of 1812: Great Britain revokes the restrictions on American commerce, thus eliminating one of the chief reasons for going to war
Jun 24 Napoleonic Wars: Napoleon's Grande Armée crosses the Neman River beginning the invasion of Russia

Top 7 most famous people born in June 1812

Jun 8 Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst a Moravian-Jewish violinist, violist and composer. He was widely seen as the outstanding violinist of his time and one of Paganini's greatest successors
Jun 9 Johann Gottfried Galle a German astronomer from Radis, Germany, at the Berlin Observatory who, on 23 September 1846, with the assistance of student Heinrich Louis d'Arrest, was the first person to view the planet Neptune and know what he was looking He used the calculations of Urbain Le Verrier to know where to look.
Jun 13 Izmail Sreznevsky a towering figure in 19th-century Slavic studies.
Jun 14 Fernando Wood an American politician of the Democratic Party and the 73rd and 75th mayor of New York City; he also served as a United States Representative and as Chairman of the Committee on Ways and Means in both the 45th and 46th Congress.
Jun 18 Ivan Goncharov a Russian novelist best known for his novels A Common Story , Oblomov , and The Precipice. He also served in many official capacities, including the position of censor
Jun 18 Otto Wilhelm Sonder a German botanist and pharmacist who was a native of Holstein. From 1841 to 1878 he was the proprietor of a pharmacy in Hamburg. In 1846 he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Königsberg
Jun 21 Moses Hess a German-French-Jewish philosopher and socialist, and one of the founders of Labor Zionism.

Died in June 1812

Jun 2 Jan Willem de Winter a Dutch admiral of the Napoleonic Wars.
Jun 15 Anton Stadler an Austrian clarinet and basset horn player for whom Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart wrote both his Clarinet Quintet and Clarinet Concerto.
Jun 16 Franz Pforr a painter of the German Nazarene movement.