Historical Events In July - 10
Friday, 07 August 2020
1686 On this day in history ercole Ferrata, Italian sculptor/restauranteur, dies at 76
1690 Battle of Beachy Head-French fleet defeats Anglo-Dutch fleet on this day in history.
1690 On July - 10 battle of Beachy Head-French fleet defeat Anglo-Dutch fleet
1690 Domenico Gabrielli, composer, dies at 39 on July - 10.
1692 Bridget Bishop first Salem witch hung on July - 10.
1692 Bridget Bishop, 1st Salem witch hanged on this day in history.
1697 Francois Hanot, composer on July - 10.
1723 William Blackstone, England, jurist (Blackstone's Commentaries) on July - 10.
1746 On July - 10 bonnie Prince Charlie flees in disguise to Isle of Skye
1759 On this day in history eleanore Sophia Maria Westenholz, composer
1762 Roubiliacs monument for Handel unveiled at Westminster Abbey on this day in history.
1762 Johann F Gronovius, physician/botany, dies at 76 on July - 10.
1775 On this day in history horatio Gates, issues order excluding blacks from Continental Army
1778 On July - 10 american Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain.
1778 On this day in history sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer/royal chaplain master
1779 On this day in history alois Basil Nikolaus Tomasini, composer
1792 On July - 10 george Mifflin Dallas, (D) 11th VP (1845-49)
1796 Carl Friedrich Gauss discovers that every positive integer is representable as a sum of at most three triangular numbers on July - 10.
1797 1st US frigate, the "United States," is launched in Phila on July - 10.
1797 Pieter L Uys, South African pioneer (Great Pull) on July - 10.
1800 On July - 10 the British Indian Government establishes the Fort William College to promote Urdu, Hindi and other vernaculars of sub continent.
1806 On July - 10 the Vellore Mutiny is the first instance of a mutiny by Indian sepoys against the British East India Company.
1810 Emperor Napoleon corpse leaves Netherlands for France on this day in history.
1818 On July - 10 john Stuart "Cerro Gordo" Williams, Brig General (Confederate Army)
1820 On July - 10 andrew Porter, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1872
1821 Christopher Columbus Augur, Major General (Union volunteers) on July - 10.
1824 Rudolf von Benningsen, German lawyer/politician on July - 10.
1826 Theodore Edouard Dufaure de Lajarte, composer on this day in history.
1830 On this day in history camille Pissaro, Danish Antillean/French painter (impressionism)
1832 Pres Jackson vetoed legislation to re-charter 2nd Bank of US on this day in history.
1833 Lucius Eugene Polk, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1892 on this day in history.
1834 James A McNeill Whistler, US/British painter (Whistler's Mother) on this day in history.
1835 Henryk Wieniawski, Lubin Poland, violinist/composer (Souv de Moscou) on July - 10.
1838 Willem earl van Hogendorp, Dutch colonial governor, dies at about 43 on this day in history.