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 This day in History - July 7
392 Historic Events for July 7
1846

US annexs California

Event
1850

Scottish explorer Edward Eyre reaches Albany, W-Australia

Event
1851

Lillien Jane Martin, psychologist, found gerontology clinic

Birth
1853

Albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Le Pacha Bonneval)

Birth
1856

George Hearne, cricketer (brother of Frank and Alec, Test for England)

Birth
1860

Gustav Mahler, Kalischat Bohemia Austria, composer/conductor (Titan)

Birth
1861

John Willis Ellis, US governor of NC (1858-61), dies

Death
1861

Battle of Laurel Hill, VA

Event
1862

Land Grant Act endows state colleges with federal land

Event
1863

Orders barring Jews from serving under US Grant are revoked

Event
1863

1st military draft by US (exemptions cost $100)

Event
1864

S Middleton, MD -Early's Washington Raid-

Event
1865

Mary Surratt, and 3 other Lincoln conspirators, hanged

Death
1868

Ed Pooley takes 12 dismissals as keeper in match Surrey v Sussex

Event
1872

Juan Lamonte de Grignon, composer

Birth
1874

27th Postmaster General: James W Marshall of NJ takes office

Event
1875

Jesse James robs train in Otterville Missouri

Event
1878

Social-Democratic United forms in Amsterdam

Event
1879

Jacob Weinberg, composer

Birth
1882

Zdzislaw Jachimecki, composer

Birth
1883

Toivo Kuula, composer

Birth
1884

Lion Feuchtwanger, German philosopher/writer (Jud Sss)

Birth
1885

Nicola De Giosa, composer, dies at 66

Death
1885

Ernest Bristow Farrar, composer

Birth
1887

Raymond Hatton, Red Oak IA, actor (Girls in Prison, Lady Killer)

Birth