July 1818 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 11 Keats writes "In the Cottage Where Burns is Born," "Lines Written in the Highlands," & "Gadfly"

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 1 Ignaz Semmelweis, gynecologist
  • Jul 6 Adolf Anderssen, Prussia, world chess champion (1851-66)
  • Jul 10 John Stuart "Cerro Gordo" Williams, Brigadier General (Confederate Army)
  • Jul 14 Nathaniel Lyon, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1861)
  • Jul 18 Louis De Geer, 1st Swedish Prime Minister (d. 1896)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 30 Emily Brontë, English novelist (Wuthering Heights), born in Thornton, West Yorkshire (d. 1848)

Novelist Emily Brontë
Novelist
Emily Brontë
  • Jul 30 John Heemskerk Azn, Dutch minister of Internal minister (1866..88)
  • Jul 31 Heinrich Kiepert, German cartographer/geographer

Deaths in History

  • Jul 28 Gaspard Monge, French mathematician (b. 1746)