What Happened in July 1834

Historical Events

  • Jul 5 Provisional government forms in Oregon Country
  • Jul 23 HMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 1 Jadwiga Łuszczewska, Polish poet (d. 1908)
  • Jul 2 Hendry P G Quack, lawyer/economist/secr Dutch Bank
  • Jul 10 James A McNeill Whistler, US/British painter (Whistler's Mother)
  • Jul 14 James Abbott McNeill Whistler, artist (Whistler's Mother)
  • Jul 16 Carlo Angeloni, composer
  • Jul 16 Peter Leyten, bishop of Breda (1885-1914)
  • Jul 19 Edgar Degas, French impressionist painter, sculptor and artist
  • Jul 22 Daniel McCook Jr, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Carrollton, Ohio (d. 1864)
  • Jul 23 James "Cardinal" Gibbons, archbishop of Baltimore
  • Jul 31 Peter H Hugenholtz, Dutch reformer/founder (Free Parish)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 14 Edmond Charles Genêt, French ambassador to the United States during the French Revolution (b. 1763)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 25 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, British romantic poet (Rime of Ancient Mariner), dies at 61

Poet, Critic, and Philosopher Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Poet, Critic, and Philosopher
Samuel Taylor Coleridge