July 1834 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 5 Provisional government forms in Oregon Country
  • Jul 23 HMS Beagle anchors in Bay of Valparaiso (Chile)

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 1 Jadwiga Łuszczewska, Polish poet, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1908)
  • Jul 2 Hendrick Peter Godfried Quack, Dutch lawyer, economist and historian, born in Zetten, Netherlands (d. 1917)
  • Jul 11 James McNeill Whistler, American-British painter (Arrangement in Grey and Black No. 1 aka "Whistler's Mother"), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 1903)
  • Jul 16 Peter Leyten, Bishop of Breda (1885-1914) (d. 1914)

Edgar Degas

Jul 19 Edgar Degas, French impressionist painter, sculptor and artist (The Bellelli Family), born in Paris (d. 1917)

  • Jul 22 Daniel McCook Jr, American Brigadier General (Union Army), born in Carrollton, Ohio (d. 1864)
  • Jul 23 James Cardinal Gibbons, Archbishop of Baltimore, born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 1921)
  • Jul 31 Peter H Hugenholtz, Dutch reformer/founder (Free Parish)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 14 Edmond Charles Genêt, French ambassador to the United States during the French Revolution (b. 1763)
  • Jul 26 Jonathan Jennings, American politician (Governor of Indiana, 1816–1822; Congressman for Indiana, 1822–1831), dies at 50