Historical Events In July - 09
Friday, 07 August 2020
1755 E Braddock, British Gen, mortally wounded during French & Indian War on July - 09.
1756 Pieter Langendijk, painter/etcher/playwright, dies at 72 on July - 09.
1764 Ann Ward Radcliffe, English Gothic novelist (Italian) on July - 09.
1766 English premier Rockingham resigns on this day in history.
1766 On July - 09 j Schopenhauer, writer
1776 On July - 09 dec of Ind read aloud to Gen Washington's troops in NY
1776 Declaration of Independence is read to George Washington's troops (NY) on July - 09.
1777 Henry Hallam, British lawyer/historian on this day in history.
1780 Denmark declares neutrality on July - 09.
1790 Russo-Swedish War: Second Battle of Svensksund on July - 09.
1791 On July - 09 third Fleet arrives in Australia from England, HMS Queen bringing first Irish convicts to be transported.
1791 On this day in history nicolas Ledesma, composer
1795 James Swan pays off the $2,024,899 US national debt on July - 09.
1797 On July - 09 edmund Burke, British author/parliament leader (Reflections), dies at 68
1800 Mt Vernon Gardens becomes site of first summer theatre in US on July - 09.
1800 On this day in history mt Vernon Gardens becomes site of 1st summer theater in US
1802 Thomas Davenport, invented 1st coml electric motor on July - 09.
1803 Navigator Matthew Flinders returns to Sydney after voyage around Australia in the brig Investigator on this day in history.
1805 On July - 09 henry John Gauntlett, composer
1805 On this day in history georg W "Franz" Panzer, German vicar/librarian, dies at 76
1807 Treaties of Tilsit signed by Napoleon I and Alexander I on July - 09.
1809 Frederick Henle, Germany, pathologist on July - 09.
1810 On this day in history france annexes Holland following the abdication and flight of Napoleon's brother Louis Bonaparte, who has been king since 1806 but refused to join Napoleon's Continental system
1810 On this day in history napoleon annexes the Kingdom of Holland as part of the First French Empire.
1815 1st natural gas well in US is discovered on this day in history.
1816 Argentina declares independence from Spain on July - 09.
1816 Argentina, in South America, declares its independence from Spain on July - 09.
1819 Elias Howe, Spencer Mass, invented sewing machine on July - 09.
1821 Tommaso Sogner, composer, dies at 58 on this day in history.
1825 Jules Oppert, German Assyriologist (decodes characters) on July - 09.
1831 On July - 09 johan P van der Kellen, Dutch stamp cutter/lithographer/writer
1835 St Etienne-Lyons railway opens in France on July - 09.
1839 Carl Baermann, composer on this day in history.
1841 Carl Christian Lumbye, composer on this day in history.