What Happened in July 1820

Historical Events

  • Jul 1 1st edition of newspaper "Courrier de la Meuse" published

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 2 George Law Curry, Newspaper publisher and Governor of Oregon (d. 1878)
  • Jul 5 William John Macquorn Rankine, Scottish mechanical engineer and physicist, born in Edinburgh (d. 1872)
  • Jul 10 Andrew Porter, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania (d. 1872)
  • Jul 22 Louis Powell Harvey, Governor (Union), (d. 1862)
  • Jul 26 John Marshall Jones, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Charlottesville, Virginia (d. 1864)
  • Jul 27 John Franklin Farnsworth, American politician and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Eaton, Canada (d. 1897)
  • Jul 29 Clement Laird Vallandigham, MC (Union), (d. 1871)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Jul 14 British PM Robert Peel (32) weds Sir John Floyd's daughter Julia at St George's, Hanover Square in London

British Prime Minister Robert Peel
British Prime Minister
Robert Peel