What Happened in July 1807

Historical Events

  • Jul 5 Second Battle of Buenos Aires lost by invading British forces

Napoleon Meets the Tsar

Jul 7 French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte and Russian Tsar Alexander I meet on a raft in the middle of the Neman River and sign the first Treaty of Tilsit

Treaty of Interest

Jul 9 Second Treaty of Tilsit signed by France, Russia and Prussia

1807 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 1 Thomas Green Clemson, American politician and founder of Clemson University, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 1888)

Giuseppe Garibaldi (1807-1882)

Jul 4 Italian general and nationalist (Risorgimento) who helped unify Italy, born in Nice, First French Empire

  • Jul 12 Silas Casey, American Major General (Union Army), born in East Greenwich, Rhode Island (d. 1882)
  • Jul 22 Karolina Pawlowa, Russian writer (A Double Life), born in Yaroslavl, Russian Empire (d. 1893)
  • Jul 24 Ira Aldridge, famed 19th century African American Shakespearian actor (Othello), born in NYC, New York (d. 1867) [1]
Born in 1807

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 13 Henry Benedict Stuart, Jacobite claimant to the throne of England (b. 1725)