On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1836

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Andrew Jackson announces to Congress bequest by James Smithson of 100,000 gold sovereigns to found institution in Washington.

US President & General Andrew Jackson
US President & General
Andrew Jackson

1836 Highlights

About July 1, 1836

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 184 years, 6 months and 27 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer