Historical Events in July 1845

Film & TV History

Jul 3 Pioneering French magician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin opens his magic theatre in Paris

Historic Event

Jul 4 Henry David Thoreau moves into his shack on Walden Pond

  • Jul 4 Texas Congress votes for annexation to US
  • Jul 14 1st postmasters' provisional stamps issued, NYC
  • Jul 19 Fire in NYC destroys 1,000 homes and kills many