On This Day

What Happened in July 1835

Historical Events

Historic Invention

Jul 13 Swedish-American inventor John Ericsson files for a patent for his screw propeller design

Historic Event

Jul 22 Smolny Cathedral in Saint Petersburg, Russia is consecrated, originally commissioned by Elizabeth of Russia

  • Jul 25 Ibrahim Pasha's army attacks Jewish settlers of Hebron Palestine
  • Jul 26 1st sugar cane plantation started in Hawaii
  • Jul 29 1st sugar plantation in Hawaii established

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 10 Henryk Wieniawski, Polish violinist and composer (Souv de Moscou), born in Lubin, Poland (d. 1880)
  • Jul 27 Giosuè Carducci, Italian writer and Nobel Prize Laureate 1906 regarded as the official national poet of modern Italy, born in Pietrasanta, Italy (d. 1907)
  • Jul 28 Jose Garcia Robles, Spanish composer, born in Barcelona, Spain (d. 1910))
  • Jul 29 Joe Coburn, Irish boxer (Heavyweight C'ship of America 1863-65), born in Middletown County, Armagh, Ireland (d. 1890)
  • Jul 31 Henri Brisson, French statesman (d. 1912)
  • Jul 31 Paul du Chaillu, French explorer (d. 1903)

Famous Weddings

Ada Lovelace

Jul 8 Mathematician Ada Lovelace [Ada Byron] (19) weds Earl of Lovelace, William King (30)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 12 David Douglas, Scottish botanist (Douglas fir), dies from falling in to a pit trap while surveying Mauna Kea in Hawaiʻi at 35
  • Jul 28 Édouard Adolphe Casimir Joseph Mortier, French marshal (b. 1768)