Historical Events in July 1808

  • Jul 2 Simon Fraser completes his trip down Fraser R, BC, lands at Musqueam
  • Jul 5 Battle of Buenos Aires
  • Jul 15 French marshal Joachim Murat becomes king of Naples

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Jul 20 Napoleon decrees all French Jews adopt family names

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Jul 28 Mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey