July 1833 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 8 Russia and Turkey sign defense treaty
  • Jul 23 Cornerstones are laid for the construction of the Kirtland Temple in Kirtland, Ohio.
  • Jul 24 HMS Beagle departs Maldonado Uruguay

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 1 Alfred Thomas Archimedes Torbert, Bvt Major General (Union Army)
  • Jul 10 Lucius Eugene Polk, Brigadier General (Confederate Army), (d. 1892)
  • Jul 19 John Wesley Turner, Bvt Major General (Union Army), (d. 1899)
  • Jul 27 Thomas George Bonney, English geologist, born in Rugeley, United Kingdom (d. 1923)
  • Jul 28 James Henry Lane, Brigadier General during Civil War (Confederate), born in Mathews Court House, Virginia (d. 1907)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 2 Gervasio Antonio de Posadas, Argentine politician (b. 1757)
  • Jul 5 Nicéphore Niépce, French inventor (b. 1765)
  • Jul 18 Joseph Comb, missionary to Moluccas, dies at 63
  • Jul 27 Bartolommea Capitanio, Italian monastery founder/saint, dies at 26

Person of interestWilliam Wilberforce

Jul 29 William Wilberforce, English abolitionist, dies at 73

Abolitionist William Wilberforce
William Wilberforce