Historical Events in July 1854

  • Jul 6 1st Republican state convention (Jackson, Michigan)
  • Jul 13 US forces shell & burn San Juan del Norte, Nicaragua
  • Jul 13 In the Battle of Guaymas, Mexico, General Jose Maria Yanez stops the French invasion led by Count Gaston de Raousset Boulbon.

1stHistoric Invention

Jul 25 Walter Hunt is awarded the first U.S. patent for a paper shirt collar

Inventor Walter Hunt
Inventor
Walter Hunt