Historical Events in July 1809

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Jul 5 -6) Battle of Wagram - Napoleon beats archduke Charles

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Jul 16 La Paz, Bolivia declares its independence from the Spanish Crown and forms the Junta Tuitiva. The first independent government in Spanish America, led by Pedro Domingo Murillo
  • Jul 27 Battle of Talavera: British/Spanish army vs French army
  • Jul 30 British armed force of 39,000 lands in Walcheren
  • Jul 31 1st practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila