On This Day

What Happened in July 1833

Historical Events

  • Jul 8 Russia and Turkey sign defense treaty
  • Jul 23 Cornerstones are laid for the construction of the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio.
  • Jul 24 HMS Beagle departs Maldonado Uruguay

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 1 Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert, Bvt Major General (Union Army), born in Georgetown, Delaware (d. 1880)
  • Jul 10 Lucius E. Polk, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Salisbury, North Carolina (d. 1892)
  • Jul 19 John Wesley Turner, American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Saratoga, New York (d. 1899)
  • Jul 22 Benjamin Hanby, American composer (Jolly Old Saint Nicholas"), born in Rushville, Ohio (d. 1867)
  • Jul 27 Thomas George Bonney, English geologist, born in Rugeley, United Kingdom (d. 1923)
  • Jul 28 James Henry Lane, Brigadier General during Civil War (Confederate), born in Mathews Court House, Virginia (d. 1907)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 2 Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine politician and 1st Supreme Director of the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata, dies at 76
  • Jul 5 Nicéphore Niépce, French inventor (b. 1765)
  • Jul 18 Joseph Comb, missionary to Moluccas, dies at 63
  • Jul 27 Bartolommea Capitanio, Italian monastery founder/saint, dies at 26
  • Jul 27 William Bainbridge, American naval officer, dies at 59