July 1823 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 1 9th US Postmaster General: John McLean of Ohio takes office
  • Jul 1 United Provinces of Central America gain independence from Mexico
  • Jul 2 Bahia Independence Day: the end of Portuguese rule in Brazil, with the final defeat of the Portuguese crown loyalists in the province of Bahia.
  • Jul 14 Switzerland signs boundaries for fugitives
  • Jul 15 A fire destroys the ancient Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls in Rome.
  • Jul 24 Slavery is abolished in Chile.

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 16 James Isham Gilbert, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Jul 18 Leonard Fulton Ross, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1901)
  • Jul 19 George Henry Gordon, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers)
  • Jul 23 Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore, English poet