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 This day in History - July 5
359 Historic Events for July 5
1801

David Glasgow Farragut, Tenn, Vice Admiral (Union Navy), died in 1870

Birth
1803

William Jackson, composer, dies at 73

Death
1808

Battle of Buenos Aires

Event
1809

-6) Battle of Wagram - Napoleon beats archduke Charles

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1810

Phineas Taylor Barnum, Bethel Conn, circus promoter (Barnum and Bailey)

Birth
1811

Venezuela, 1st South American country to gain independence from Spain

Event
1814

Americans defeat British and Canadians at Chippewa, Ontario

Event
1828

Paul J C Gabriel, painter/water colors painter/etcher

Birth
1830

France invades Algeria, begins a 40 year conquest

Event
1832

HMS Beagle/Charles Darwin departs Rio de Janeiro

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1834

Provisional government forms in Oregon Country

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1841

Thomas Cook opens 1st travel agency

Event
1843

Mandell Creighton, English bishop/historian

Birth
1843

Committee of 9 appointed to establish civil govt in Oregon Country

Event
1847

Agnes Marie Jacobina Zimmermann, composer

Birth
1851

Juanita, Mexican, lynched by Calif gold diggers

Death
1852

Stefano Gobatti, composer

Birth
1852

Johann Baptist Weigl, composer, dies at 69

Death
1853

Cecil John Rhodes, South Africa, politician/diamond merchant

Birth
1857

Clara Zetkin, German women's rights advocate/communist

Birth
1858

Maria J "Marie" Bakker, Dutch actress

Birth
1859

Capt N C Brooks discovers Midway Islands

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1861

Battle of Carthage, MO - US Gen Sigel attacks pro-secessionist

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1863

Battle of Jackson, MS and Battle of Birdsong Ferry, MS

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1864

Battle of Smith's Expedition, MS (Tupelo, Harrisburg)

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