Birthdays in History in July 1861

  • Jul 11 George William Norris, (Rep/Sen-Neb) (Lame duck-amendement)
  • Jul 23 Alexander W F Idenburg, gov-gen of Neth Indies (1909-16)
  • Jul 25 Andrew Cowper Lawson, Scottish-Canadian Geologist who was the first person to identify and name the San Andreas Fault, born in Anstruther ,Scotland (d. 1952)
  • Jul 29 Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt, 1st wife of Theodore Roosevelt, born in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts (d. 1884)
  • Jul 29 Sergei D Sazonov, Russian minister of Foreign Affairs (1910-16)