July 1841 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 3 John Couch Adams decides to determine position of an unknown planet by irregularities it causes in the motion of Uranus
  • Jul 5 Thomas Cook opens first travel agency
  • Jul 17 British humorous and satirycal magazine "Punch" first published; it finally closed in 2002

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 4 Edward Gailliard, Flemish linguist/archaeologicalist
  • Jul 4 Marie von Wied, Princess of Orange Nassau
  • Jul 5 William C. Whitney, American financier (d. 1904)
  • Jul 11 William Paul Roberts, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1910)
  • Jul 13 Otto Wagner, Austrian architect (d. 1918)
  • Jul 23 Edmund John Armstrong, Irish poet, born in Dublin (d. 1865)
  • Jul 24 Raimundo Madrazo y Garretta, painter
  • Jul 31 George Melville, polar explorer, naval engineer

Deaths in History

  • Jul 27 Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov, poet/novelist, dies