Birthdays in History in July 1802

  • Jul 1 Gideon Welles, Secy Navy (Union), (d. 1878)
  • Jul 9 Thomas Davenport, invented 1st commercial electric motor
  • Jul 21 David Hunter, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1886)

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Jul 24 Alexandre Dumas, French author (The Three Musketeers, The Count of Monte Cristo), born in Aisne, France (d. 1870)

  • Jul 26 Winthrop Mackworth Praed, poet/politician, born in London, England
  • Jul 26 Mariano Arista, President of Mexico (d. 1855)