July 1831 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 1 Admiral James C Ross reaches magnetic North Pole
  • Jul 21 Belgium gains independence from Netherlands, Leopold I made king

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 8 John Pemberton, American pharmacist and inventor of Coca-Cola, born in Knoxville, Georgia (d. 1888)
  • Jul 9 Johan P van der Kellen, Dutch stamp cutter/lithographer/writer
  • Jul 14 William Dwight, Brigadier General (Union volunteers), (d. 1888)
  • Jul 17 Xianfeng, Emperor of China (d. 1861)
  • Jul 30 Helene P Blavatsky, founder (Theosophist Cooperation)

Deaths in History

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 4 James Monroe, 5th US president (1817-25), dies of heart failure and tuberculosis at 73

5th US President James Monroe
5th US President
James Monroe
  • Jul 16 Louis Alexandre Andrault de Langeron, Russian general (b. 1763)
  • Jul 21 Emil Aarestrup, Danish physician/poet (Ritornellen), dies at 55