Historical Events in July 1819

  • Jul 3 1st savings bank in US (Bank of Savings in NYC) opens its doors

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Jul 4 William Herschel makes last telescopic observation of 1819 comet

Astronomer William Herschel
Astronomer
William Herschel
  • Jul 16 Fabian Gottlieb von Bellinghausen sets sail to explore Antarctica for Tsar Alexander I