On This Day

July 1830 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 5 France invades Algeria, begins a 40 year conquest
  • Jul 15 Indian tribes, Sioux, Sauk & Fox, sign fourth Treaty of Prairie du Chien giving the US most of Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 25 Charles X signs the July Ordinances, suspending freedom of the press, among other effects

King of France Charles X
King of France
Charles X

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 2 John Bordenave Villepigue, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), born in Camden, South Carolina (d. 1862)
  • Jul 8 Frederick William Seward, United States Assistant Secretary of State (d. 1915)
  • Jul 8 Grand Duchess Alexandra Iosifovna of Altenburg (d. 1911)

Person of interestCamille Pissarro

Jul 10 Camille Pissarro, Danish Antillean and French painter (Impressionism), born in Charlotte Amalie, Saint Thomas, Danish West Indies (now US Virgin Islands) (d. 1903)

  • Jul 14 Richard Henry Jackson, Irish-American Brevet Major General (Union Army), born in Kinnegad County, Westmeath, Ireland (d. 1892)
  • Jul 17 Eelco Refer, linguist (Dictionary for the Dutch translator)
  • Jul 22 William Sooy Smith, American civil engineer and Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Tarlton, Ohio (d. 1916)
  • Jul 29 Alvan Cullom Gillem, American Major General (Union Army), born in Gainesboro, Tennessee (d. 1875)

Weddings in History


LoveWedding of Interest

Jul 8 Magician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin (24) weds Josèphe Cecile


Deaths in History

  • Jul 14 Anthony van Haersolte, Dutch politician and member of Executing Regime, dies at 73