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 This day in History - July 24
413 Historic Events for July 24
1832

Johann Christoph Lauterbach, violinist

Birth
1833

HMS Beagle departs Maldonado Uruguay

Event
1837

Charles Hodges, English/Dutch portrait painter

Death
1841

Raimundo Madrazo y Garretta, painter

Birth
1842

John Sell Cotman, landscape painter, dies

Death
1842

Ambrose Bierce, Ohio, writer (Nuggets and Dust)

Birth
1846

Joseph Leopold Eybler, Austrian composer/choir master, dies at 81

Death
1846

Louis Napoleon, French king of the Netherlands (1806-10), dies at 67

Death
1847

Brigham Young and his Mormon followers arrive at Salt Lake City, UT

Event
1847

Rotary-type printing press patents by Richard March Hoe, NYC

Event
1851

Window tax abolished in Britain

Event
1857

Henrik Pontoppidan, Denmark, writer (Promised Country, Nobel 1917)

Birth
1858

Wolfgang Kapp, German politician (Kapp Putsch 1920)

Birth
1861

Skirmish at Taylor Mountain, (W)VA - CS Gen Wise retreats

Event
1862

Johan A de Sleeve, [Adwaita], philosopher/classical/poet (Brahman)

Birth
1862

Martin Van Buren, 8th pres (1837-41), dies in Kinderhook NY at 79

Death
1863

Battle at Battle Mountain, Virginia

Event
1864

Michel Gaston Carraud, composer

Birth
1864

Battle of Winchester, VA US1200 CS600

Event
1864

B[enjamin] Frank[lin] Wedekind, German writer (Lulu)

Birth
1865

Johan Filip von Schantz, composer, dies at 30

Death
1865

Frank Wedekind, writer

Birth
1866

Tennessee becomes 1st Confederate state readmitted to Union

Event
1867

Frederic Benson, novelist

Birth
1867

Fred Tate, cricketer (father of Maurice, 1 Test, Eng v Aus 1902)

Birth