July 1774 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 4 Orangetown Resolutions adopted in the Province of New York, one of many protests against the British Parliament's Coercive Acts

AgreementUnited States Declaration of Independence

Jul 12 Citizens of Carlisle Penn, pass a declaration of independence

  • Jul 12 Cossack leader Emilian Pugachevs army occupies Kazan
  • Jul 17 Captain Cook arrives in the New Hebrides (Vanuatu)
  • Jul 21 Russo-Turkish War, 1768-1774: Russia and the Ottoman Empire sign Treaty of Kuchuk-Kainarji ending the war.

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 20 Auguste Marmont, French marshal (d. 1852)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 1 Henry Fox Holland, English corrupt politician, dies at 68
  • Jul 11 Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet, Irish-born New York pioneer
  • Jul 14 James O'Hara, 2nd Baron Tyrawley and Kilmaine, British field marshal (b. 1682)