On This Day

What Happened in July 1830

Historical Events

  • Jul 5 France invades Algeria, begins a 40 year conquest
  • Jul 15 Indian tribes, Sioux, Sauk & Fox, sign fourth Treaty of Prairie du Chien giving the US most of Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri
  • Jul 25 Charles X signs the July Ordinances, suspending freedom of the press, among other effects
  • Jul 27 Revolution breaks out in Paris, opposing laws of Charles X

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 2 John Bordenave Villepigue, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Camden, South Carolina (d. 1862)
  • Jul 8 Frederick William Seward, United States Assistant Secretary of State (d. 1915)
  • Jul 8 Grand Duchess Alexandra Iosifovna of Altenburg (d. 1911)

Person of interestCamille Pissarro

Jul 10 Camille Pissarro, Danish Antillean and French painter (Impressionism), born in Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas, Danish West Indies (now US Virgin Islands) (d. 1903)

  • Jul 14 Richard Henry Jackson, Irish-American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Kinnegad County, Westmeath, Ireland (d. 1892)
  • Jul 17 Eelco Refer, linguist (Dictionary for the Dutch translator)
  • Jul 22 Herbert Stanley Oakeley, English composer, born in Ealing (d. 1903)
  • Jul 22 William Sooy Smith, American civil engineer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Tarlton, Ohio (d. 1916)
  • Jul 29 Alvan Cullom Gillem, American Major General (Union Army), born in Gainesboro, Tennessee (d. 1875)
  • Jul 31 František Zdeněk Skuherský, Czech composer, born in Opočno, Bohemia (d. 1892)

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 8 Magician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin (24) weds Josèphe Cecile


Famous Deaths

  • Jul 14 Anthony van Haersolte, Dutch politician and member of Executing Regime, dies at 73