July 1824 in History

Events in History


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Jul 24 Harrisburg Pennsylvanian newspaper publishes results of 1st public opinion poll, with a clear lead for Andrew Jackson

US President & General Andrew Jackson
US President & General
Andrew Jackson
  • Jul 25 Costa Rica annexes Guanacaste from Nicaragua.
  • Jul 30 Gioacchino Rossini becomes manager of Theatre Italian, Paris

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 7 Alfred Pleasonton, Major General (Union volunteers), (d. 1897)
  • Jul 8 Waldimir "Kriz" Krzyzanowski, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • Jul 10 Rudolf von Benningsen, German lawyer/politician
  • Jul 12 Eugène Boudin, French painter (d. 1898)
  • Jul 20 Alexander Schimmelfennig, Prussia, Brigadier General (Union volunteers)
  • Jul 23 Gabriel Colvin Wharton, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1906)
  • Jul 25 Richard James Oglesby, Union (Union volunteers), (d. 1899)
  • Jul 27 Alexandre Dumas fils, France, playwright/novelist (Camille)

Deaths in History


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Jul 19 Agustín de Iturbide [crowned Agustin I], Mexican army general, politician and the 1st emperor of Mexico is executed by firing squad at 40

1st Emperor of Mexico Agustín de Iturbide
1st Emperor of Mexico
Agustín de Iturbide
  • Jul 20 Joan M Kemper, lawyer (layed-out Civil Code), dies