What Happened on July 4, 1845

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Henry David Thoreau moves into his shack on Walden Pond

Naturalist/Pacifist Henry David Thoreau
Naturalist/Pacifist
Henry David Thoreau
  • Texas Congress votes for annexation to US

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas John Barnardo, English social worker

Famous Deaths

  • Pierre P Royer-Collard, French philosopher/Council of 500, dies