On This Day

Historical Events in July 1795

  • Jul 1 John Rutledge becomes 2nd chief justice of US Supreme Court
  • Jul 9 James Swan pays off the $2,024,899 US national debt
  • Jul 14 The French National Convention decrees "La Marseillaise" by Claude-Joseph Rouget de Lisle France's national anthem
  • Jul 25 The first stone of the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is laid
  • Jul 27 Spain and France sign peace treaty