What Happened in July 1810

Historical Events

  • Jul 1 Louis Napoleon abdicates as king of the Netherlands
  • Jul 4 French troops occupy Amsterdam

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Jul 9 Napoleon annexes the Kingdom of Holland as part of the First French Empire.

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Jul 20 Citizens of Bogotá, New Granada (now Colombia), declare independence from Spain.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 1 Walter White, secretary (NAACP)
  • Jul 2 Robert Augustus Toombs, Secy State (Confederacy), (d. 1885)
  • Jul 5 Phineas Taylor Barnum, Bethel Conn, circus promoter (Barnum & Bailey)
  • Jul 11 Eugene L Simonis, Belgian sculptor
  • Jul 18 Peter Singer, composer
  • Jul 21 Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 15 Jean-Baptiste Rey, composer, dies at 75
  • Jul 19 Luise, queen of Prussia/wife of Frederik Willem III, dies at 34