Historical Events In July - 04
Wednesday, 20 January 2021
1693 On this day in history battle at Boussu-lez-Walcourt: French-English vs Dutch army
1694 Louis-Claude Daquin, [d'Acquin], French organist/composer (La Rose) on this day in history.
1696 On July - 04 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 this day in history.
1754 George Washington gives Ft Necessity to France on July - 04.
1757 On July - 04 jean-Joseph Vade, composer, dies at 38
1762 Marco Santucci, composer on this day in history.
1768 Willem van Hairs, Fries nobleman/poet (Suicide), dies at 58 on July - 04.
1769 Louis-Luc Loiseau de Persuis, composer on July - 04.
1774 Orangetown Resolutions adopted in the Province of New York, one of many protests against the British Parliament's Coercive Acts on this day in history.
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 July - 04.
1777 John Paul Jones hoists first Stars and Stripes flag on Ranger at Portsmouth, NH on July - 04.
1779 On this day in history french fleet occupies Grenada
1780 On this day in history charles Alexander, Duke of Lotharingen South Neth, dies at 67
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 this day in history.
1789 The first US tariff act on July - 04.
1789 On July - 04 1st US tariff act
1789 On July - 04 claudio M da Costa, Brazilian conductor, dies at 59
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 First Presidential Review of U.S. Marine Band and Marines at the White House on July - 04.
1802 On July - 04 uS Military Academy officially opens (West Point, NY)
1803 On July - 04 the Louisiana Purchase is announced to the American people.
1804 On this day in history the birth of Nathaniel Hawthorne, American author
1804 On July - 04 desire de Haerne, Belgian priest/Congressional leader
1807 On this day in history the birth of Giuseppe Garibaldi, Italian soldier
1807 Giuseppe Garibaldi, freedom fighter (Risorgimento)/unified Italy on July - 04.
1810 On this day in history french troops occupy Amsterdam