Historical Events in July 1871

  • Jul 1 The decimal currency system is made uniform in Canada

Historic Event

Jul 3 Jesse James robs a bank of $45,000 in Corydon, Iowa

  • Jul 5 Trial against Kiowa chief Satanta (White Bear) and Big Tree, begins
  • Jul 13 World's first championship cat show; Organised by Harrison Weir and held in Crystal Palace, London
  • Jul 20 British Columbia joins the confederation of Canada.
  • Jul 25 Carousel patented by Wilhelm Schneider, Davenport, Iowa