Historical Events in July 1832

  • Jul 10 President Jackson vetoed legislation to re-charter 2nd Bank of US
  • Jul 13 Source of Mississippi River discovered by American geographer Henry Schoolcraft
  • Jul 14 Opium exempted from federal tariff duty
  • Jul 24 Benjamin Bonneville leads the first wagon train across the Rocky Mountains by Wyoming's South Pass
  • Jul 25 1st railroad accident in US, Granite Railway, Quincy, Massachusetts, kills 1
  • Jul 26 HMS Beagle anchors in Montevideo