On This Day

What Happened in July 1825

Historical Events

  • Jul 21 Java princess Dipo Negoro/Mangkubumi declare war on all non-islamics
  • Jul 30 Malden Island is discovered in the central Pacific by British warship HMS Blonde

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 9 Jules Oppert, French-German Assyriologist (decodes characters), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1905)
  • Jul 11 Edward Henry Hobson, American merchant, banker, politician, and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Greensburg, Kentucky (d. 1901)
  • Jul 23 Richard Hol, Dutch composer, organist and conductor, born in Amsterdam (d. 1904)
  • Jul 28 William Duncan Smith, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Augusta, Georgia (d. 1862)
  • Jul 30 Chaim Aronson, Lithuanian inventor and academic, born in Seredžius, Lithuania (d. 1893)
  • Jul 31 Thomas Hart Taylor, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1901)
  • Jul 31 William S. Clark, American senator and scholar (d. 1886)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 11 Thomas P. Grosvenor, American Revolutionary War soldier (b. 1744)
  • Jul 20 Joseph-Denis Doche, French composer, dies at 58
  • Jul 29 Micah Hawkins, composer, dies at 48