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 This day in History - July 1
549 Historic Events for July 1
1847

George F Kersting, German painter, dies at 61

Death
1850

At least 626 ships lie at anchor around SF Bay

Event
1857

Roger Connor, 1st baseman (NY Giants)

Birth
1858

1st Canadian coins minted (1›, 5›, 10› and 20›)

Event
1859

1st intercollegiate baseball game, Amherst beats Williams 66-32

Event
1859

Balloon covers a record 809 miles over St Louis

Event
1861

Samuel D Riddle, horse owner (Man 'o War)

Birth
1861

1st public schoolhouse opens at Washington and Mason St, SF

Event
1861

War Dept decrees the KA and TN are to be canvassed for volunteers

Event
1862

Emperor Alexander II grants Jews right to publish books

Event
1862

Battle of Holly Spring, MS

Event
1862

Lincoln appoints Isaac Newton sec of agriculture-no kidding!

Event
1862

Day 7 of 7 Days-Battle of Malvern Hill (Poindexter's Farm) Day 7 of Seven Days US15,249 CS17,583

Event
1862

Congress outlaws polygamy (1st time); bad news for Utah

Event
1862

Battle of Malvern Hill, VA (Harrison's Landing, Crew's Farm)

Event
1862

Battle at Booneville Mississippi: Confed superior power driven out

Event
1862

Internal Revenue Law imposes 1st federal taxes on inheritance, tobacco and on incomes over $600 (progressive rate)

Event
1863

Battle of Gettysburg, Pa; Lee's northward advance halted

Event
1863

Free city delivery of mail begins in 49 US cities; postage 3›/« oz

Event
1863

Slavery abolished in Suriname and Netherlands Antilles

Event
1863

-2] Battle at Baltimore: Crump's Crossroads Virginia

Event
1863

John Fulton Reynolds, Union general-major, dies in battle at 42

Death
1864

Battle of Petersburg, VA [->JUL 31] -front US3695 CS---

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1867

Dominion of Canada forms (New Bruns, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Qu‚bec)

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1869

US mint at Carson City, Nevada opens

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