Historical Events In July - 04
Tuesday, 04 August 2020
1693 On this day in history battle at Boussu-lez-Walcourt: French-English vs Dutch army
1694 On July - 04 louis-Claude Daquin, [d'Acquin], French organist/composer (La Rose)
1696 On this day in history louis de Buade et de Palluau, Count Frontenac 1622-1698 embarks from Montreal in a canoe flotilla with 2,150 men to travel up the St. Lawrence to Fort Frontenac and mount a new attack on the Iroquois.
1708 Swedish King Karel XII beats Russians on this day in history.
1715 On July - 04 christian F Gellert, Saxony, poet/novelist (Fables & Tales)
1753 Jean-Pierre-Francois Blanchard, 1st balloon flights in England, US on July - 04.
1754 On this day in history george Washington gives Ft Necessity to France
1757 Jean-Joseph Vade, composer, dies at 38 on this day in history.
1762 On this day in history marco Santucci, composer
1768 On this day in history willem van Hairs, Fries nobleman/poet (Suicide), dies at 58
1769 Louis-Luc Loiseau de Persuis, composer on this day in history.
1774 On this day in history orangetown Resolutions adopted in the Province of New York, one of many protests against the British Parliament's Coercive Acts
1776 American colonies declare their independence from Great Britain on July - 04.
1776 Declaration of Independence-US gains independence from Britain on this day in history.
1776 The United States adopt the Declaration of Independence on this day in history.
1777 On July - 04 john Paul Jones hoists first Stars and Stripes flag on Ranger at Portsmouth, NH.
1779 On July - 04 french fleet occupies Grenada
1780 Charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen South Neth, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1787 Charles, prince de Rohan-Soubise, marshal of France, dies at 71 on this day in history.
1789 Nootka Sound BC, Estaban Jose Martinez 1742-1798 seizes British ship Argonaut and others for infringing Spanish sovereignty; on Spanish warship Princesa on July - 04.
1789 The first US tariff act on this day in history.
1789 On this day in history 1st US tariff act
1789 Claudio M da Costa, Brazilian conductor, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1793 Franz Xaver Pechacek, composer on this day in history.
1796 1st Independence Day celebration is held on this day in history.
1799 F J Oscar I, King of Sweden/Norway (1844-59) on this day in history.
1801 On July - 04 first Presidential Review of U.S. Marine Band and Marines at the White House.
1802 US Military Academy officially opens (West Point, NY) on this day in history.
1803 The Louisiana Purchase is announced to the American people on this day in history.
1804 On July - 04 the birth of Nathaniel Hawthorne, American author
1804 Desire de Haerne, Belgian priest/Congressional leader on this day in history.
1807 On this day in history the birth of Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italian soldier
1807 On July - 04 giuseppe Garibaldi, freedom fighter (Risorgimento)/unified Italy
1810 On this day in history french troops occupy Amsterdam