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 This day in History - July 4
455 Historic Events for July 4
1842

Gyula Erkel, composer

Birth
1845

Henry David Thoreau moves into his shack on Walden Pond

Event
1845

Texas Congress votes for annexation to US

Event
1845

Thomas John Barnardo, English social worker

Birth
1845

Pierre P Royer-Collard, French philosopher/Council of 500, dies

Death
1847

James Anthony Bailey, Detroit, circus impresario (Barnum and Bailey)

Birth
1848

Fran‡ois Rene de Chateaubriand, French novelist (Atala)/diplomat, dies

Death
1850

Ole Olsen, composer

Birth
1851

Martin-Joseph Mengal, composer, dies at 67

Death
1854

Karl F Eichhorn, German law historian, dies at 72

Death
1854

Heinrich Zollner, composer

Birth
1856

Istvan Ferenczi, Hungarian sculptor, dies at 64

Death
1861

Skirmish at Harper's Ferry, WV

Event
1861

In a special session of 27th Congress Lincoln requests 400,000 troops

Event
1862

Battle of Port Royal, SC (Port Royal Ferry)

Event
1862

Lewis Carroll creates Alice in Wonderland for Alice P Liddell

Event
1862

R Morgan's: Tomkinsville, KY to Somerset, KY [->JUL 28]

Event
1862

Battle at Green River Ky (Morgan's Ohio Raid)

Event
1863

Vicksburg, Mississippi surrenders to Union forces

Event
1863

Skirmish at Smithburg, TN

Event
1863

General Lee's army withdraws from Gettysburg

Event
1863

Failed Confederate assault on Helena Arkansas (640 casualties)

Event
1863

Paul Joseph Revere, US grandson of Paul Revere/Union brig-gen, dies

Death
1863

Boise, Idaho founded (now capital of Idaho)

Event
1864

-9] Battle at Chattahoochee River, Georgia

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