Historical Events In July - 01
Sunday, 03 December 2023
1818 Ignaz Semmelweis, gynecologist on this day in history.
1820 1st edition of newspaper "Courrier de la Meuse" published" on July - 01.
1823 United Provinces of Central America gain independence from Mexico on July - 01.
1823 On this day in history 9th Postmaster General: John McLean of Ohio takes office
1831 Admiral James C Ross reaches magnetic North Pole on July - 01.
1833 On July - 01 alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert, Bvt Major General (Union Army)
1839 Abdul-Medjid succeeds Mahmud II as Sultan of Turkey on this day in history.
1839 Mahmud II, sultan of Turkey (1808-39), dies at 53 on July - 01.
1840 On July - 01 robert S Ball, Irish mathematician/astronomer
1844 Verney L Cameroon, English explorer (Tanganyika) on this day in history.
1847 Amateur astronomer M Hencke discovers 2nd asteroid Hebe on July - 01.
1847 K L Hencke discovers asteroid #6 Hebe on this day in history.
1847 On July - 01 uS postage stamps go on sale, 5. Franklin & 10. Washington, NYC
1847 1st US postage stamps go on sale, 5 cent Franklin & 10 cent Washington, NYC on July - 01.
1847 George F Kersting, German painter, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1850 On July - 01 at least 626 ships lie at anchor around SF Bay
1857 On this day in history roger Connor, 1st baseman (NY Giants)
1858 On July - 01 1st Canadian coins minted (1, 5, 10 and 20 cent)
1859 On July - 01 balloon covers a record 809 miles over St Louis
1859 On this day in history 1st intercollegiate baseball game, Amherst beats Williams 66-32
1861 First public schoolhouse opens at Washington & Mason St, SF on July - 01.
1861 1st public schoolhouse opens at Washington & Mason St, SF on July - 01.
1861 On July - 01 samuel D Riddle, horse owner (Man 'o War)
1862 On this day in history day 7 of the 7 Days-Battle of Malvern Hill
1862 Battle at Booneville Mississippi: Confed superior power driven out on this day in history.
1863 Battle of Gettysburg begins ending Juy 3 on this day in history.
1863 On July - 01 free city delivery of mail begins in 49 US cities; postage 3./« oz
1863 -2] Battle at Baltimore: Crump's Crossroads Virginia on July - 01.
1863 On July - 01 john Fulton Reynolds, Union general-major, dies in battle at 42
1864 Battle of Petersburg, VA [->JUL 31] -front US3695 CS--- on this day in history.
1867 Dominion of Canada Created by British Parliament on July - 01.
1867 On July - 01 dominion of Canada forms (New Bruns, Nova Scotia, Ontario & Quebec)
1869 On July - 01 uS mint at Carson City, Nevada opens
1869 On July - 01 dutch newspaper stamp tax repealed