Historical Events in July 1845

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 4 Henry David Thoreau moves into his shack on Walden Pond

Naturalist/Pacifist Henry David Thoreau
Naturalist/Pacifist
Henry David Thoreau
  • Jul 4 Texas Congress votes for annexation to US
  • Jul 14 1st postmasters' provisional stamps issued, NYC
  • Jul 16 NY Yacht Club holds its 1st regatta
  • Jul 19 Fire in NYC destroys 1,000 homes & kills many