- On June 8, William Clutter is executed in Burlington for the murder of John Farmer.
- Commercial lumber production begins in Kentucky.
U.S. & World
- French chemist Louis Nicholas Vauquelin identifies the active ingredient in tobacco, naming it nicotianine after Jean Nicot, the French diplomat who sent tobacco back to France from Portugal.
- A festival held to celebrate the wedding of Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen will become an annual affair under the name of the Munich Oktoberfest.
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