Historical Events In July - 04
Saturday, 19 June 2021
1810 Phineas T Barnum, circus magnate on July - 04.
1817 Construction on Erie Canal begins on this day in history.
1819 William Herschel makes last telescopic observation of 1819 comet on July - 04.
1819 On July - 04 reuben Eaton Fenton, Governor (Union), died in 1885
1826 John Adams & Thomas Jefferson 2nd & 3rd presidents, die on this day in history.
1826 On July - 04 john Adams and Thomas Jefferson, the second and third presidents of the United States, respectively, died on this day, the fiftieth anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence.
1826 On this day in history green Clay Smith, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1895
1826 John Adams, 2nd president (1797-1801), dies at 90 on this day in history.
1827 On this day in history slavery abolished in NY
1828 On this day in history construction begins on Band O (Baltimore-Ohio) first US passenger RR
1828 Construction begins on B & O (Baltimore-Ohio) 1st US passenger RR on this day in history.
1828 On July - 04 james Johnston Pettigrew, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1829 Cornerstone laid for first US mint (Chestnut & Juniper St, Phila) on this day in history.
1829 Cornerstone laid for 1st US mint (Chestnut & Juniper St, Phila) on July - 04.
1829 Hermann Kotzchmar, composer on July - 04.
1831 James Monroe 5th president, dies on July - 04.
1831 On July - 04 u.S. concludes indemnity treaty with France.
1831 "America (My Country 'Tis of Thee)" is 1st sung in Boston on this day in history.
1831 James Monroe, 5th president (1817-25), dies at 73 on July - 04.
1832 "America" first sung publicly on this day in history.
1832 "America" 1st sung publicly on July - 04.
1836 On this day in history wisconsin Territory formed
1836 On July - 04 wisconsin Territory forms
1837 Grand Junction Railway, the world's first long-distance railway, opens between Birmingham and Liverpool on July - 04.
1840 The Cunard Line's 700 ton wooden paddle steamer RMS Britannia departs from Liverpool bound for Halifax, Nova Scotia on the first transatlantic crossing with a scheduled end on July - 04.
1840 On July - 04 james McGranahan, composer
1841 Edward Gailliard, Flemish linguist/archaeologicalist on July - 04.
1842 First test of electrically operated underwater torpedo sinks gunboat Boxer on July - 04.
1842 On July - 04 gustav Ratzenhofer, Austria, sociologist/judge/fieldmarshal
1845 Texas Congress votes for annexation to US on July - 04.
1845 Thoreau moves into his shack on Walden Pond on this day in history.
1845 On July - 04 henry David Thoreau moves into his shack on Walden Pond
1845 Thomas John Barnardo, English social worker on July - 04.
1845 Pierre P Royer-Collard, French philosopher/Council of 500, dies on July - 04.