On This Day

Historical Events in July 1826

United States Declaration of Independence

Jul 4 Past presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both die on the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, President John Quincy Adams calls "visible and palpable remarks of Divine Favor"

  • Jul 26 Riots in Vilnius, Lithuania cause the death of many Jews
  • Jul 30 Java prince Dipo Negoro surprise attacks Dutch colony, 82 killed