What Happened on July 9, 1856

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Famous Birthdays

  • Daniel Guggenheim, US (Guggenheim Museum)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAmedeo Avogadro

Amedeo Avogadro, Italian scientist who contributed to molecular theory, including what is known as Avogadro's law (6.022 x 10 ^ 23), dies at 79

Scientist Amedeo Avogadro
Amedeo Avogadro
  • James Strang, Mormon splinter group leader (b. 1813)