What Happened in July 1827

Historical Events

  • Jul 4 Slavery abolished in NY
  • Jul 23 1st US swimming school opens (Boston Mass)

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 7 James Murrell Shackelford, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • Jul 7 William Montague Browne, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jul 17 Frederick A Able, English chemist/inventor (cordiet)
  • Jul 18 Pierre L Goossens, archbishop of Mechelen/Cardinal
  • Jul 19 Mangal Pandey, Indian freedom fighter (d. 1857)
  • Jul 23 Pieter Caland, Dutch hydraulic engineer (New Waterway)
  • Jul 24 Julius Adolph de Lagnel, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1912)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 14 Augustin-Jean Fresnel, French physicist (b. 1788)
  • Jul 16 Josiah Spode, potter, dies