What Happened on July 9, 1846

Historical Events

  • Captain John B. Montgomery claims Yerba Buena (San Francisco) for US
  • The territory of the District of Columbia south of the Potomac River (39 mi² or about 100 km²) is returned to Virginia through an Act of Congress

About July 9, 1846

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 177 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer