On This Day

Historical Events in July 1806

  • Jul 3 Michael Keens exhibits 1st large-scale cultivated strawberry—a large fruit strawberry, called the Keen Seedling
  • Jul 10 The Vellore Mutiny is the first instance of a mutiny by Indian sepoys against the British East India Company
  • Jul 15 Zebulon Pike begins his journey to explore the American Southwest