July 1875 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 1 Universal Postal Union comes into effect after established in the Bern treaty, to organize international mail services
  • Jul 4 White Democrats kill several blacks in terrorist attacks in Vicksburg

Event of Interest

Jul 7 Jesse James robs train in Otterville, Missouri

  • Jul 19 Emma Abbott, a floating hospital for sick children, makes trial trip, NYC

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 3 Ernst Ferdinand Sauerbruch, German Nazi surgeon, born in Barmen, German Empire (d. 1951)
  • Jul 4 Giovanni & Giacomo Tocci, Italian Siamese twins, born in Locana (probable date),
  • Jul 10 Mary McLeod Bethune, American educator (Bethune-Cookman College) and civil rights leader, born in Maysville, South Carolina (d. 1955)
  • Jul 15 Jean van den Eeckhoudt, Belgian painter
  • Jul 26 Antonio Machado, Spanish poet (Campos de Castilla), born in Seville, Spain (d. 1939)

Carl JungCarl Jung (1875-1961)

Jul 26 Swiss Psychiatrist (founded analytic psychology), born in Kesswil, Switzerland

Deaths in History

  • Jul 9 Francis Preston Blair Jr, famed St Louis lawyer, dies at 54
  • Jul 10 Henry L. Benning, American Brigadier General (Confederate Army), dies at 61
  • Jul 23 Isaac Singer, American inventor (1st practical home sewing machine), dies at 63
  • Jul 30 George Pickett, American Confederate general (b. 1825)

Andrew JohnsonAndrew Johnson (1808-1875)

Jul 31 17th US President (Unionist: 1865-69), dies of a stroke at 66