What Happened in July 1875

Historical Events

  • Jul 1 Universal Postal Union established
  • Jul 4 White Democrats kill several blacks in terrorist attacks in Vicksburg

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Jul 7 Jesse James robs train in Otterville Missouri

Outlaw Jesse James
Jesse James
  • Jul 19 Emma Abbott, a floating hospital for sick kids, makes trial trip, NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 3 Ernst F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon
  • Jul 4 Giovanni & Giacomo Tocci, Italy, siamese twins
  • Jul 10 Mary McLeod Bethune, SC, educator (Bethune-Cookman College)
  • Jul 15 Frank "Pop" Morgenweck, basketball hall of famer (elected 1962)
  • Jul 15 Jean van den Eeckhoudt, Belgian painter
  • Jul 17 Donald Francis Tovey, Eton England, musicologist/composer

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Jul 26 Carl Jung, Swiss Psychiatrist (founded analytic psychology), born in Kesswil, Switzerland (d. 1961)

Psychiatrist Carl Jung
Carl Jung
  • Jul 26 Antonio Machado, Spanish poet (d. 1939)
  • Jul 30 James William Tate, composer
  • Jul 31 Harry Northrup, actor (Who's That Knocking at My Door), born in Paris, France

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 9 Francis Preston Blair Jr, famed St Louis lawyer, dies at 54
  • Jul 17 Gabor Matray, composer, dies at 77
  • Jul 23 Isaac Merritt Singer, inventor (sewing machine), dies at 63
  • Jul 30 George Pickett, American Confederate general (b. 1825)

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Jul 31 Andrew Johnson, 17th US President (Unionist: 1865-69), dies of a stroke at 66

17th US President Andrew Johnson
17th US President
Andrew Johnson