United States Historical Events in July

United States Historical Events is a daily guide to the important events that shaped America to what it is today. This is a compilation of significant events for the month of July including the birth and death of famous Americans as well as laws promulgated by authorities. The list is constantly updated to incorporate the most recent events.

United States Historical Events in July

Day Year Event
3 1890 Idaho became the 43th State to be admitted to the Union.
4 1776 The United States Declaration of Independence from Great Britain was approved by the Continental Congress.
4 1826 Death: John Adams, the 2nd US president, died in Quincy, Massachusetts at age 90.
4 1826 Death: Thomas Jefferson, the 3rd US president, died in Charlottesville, Virginia at age 86.
4 1831 Death: James Madison, the 5th US president, died in New York City at age 73.
4 1872 Birthday: Calvin Coolidge, the 30th US President, was born in Plymouth Notch, Vermont.
6 1946 Birthday: George Walker Bush, the 43rd US President, was born in Connecticut, United States.
9 1850 Death: Zachary Taylor, the 12th US president, died in Washington, DC, at age 65.
10 1890 Wyoming became the 44th State to be admitted to the Union.
11 1767 Birthday: John Quincy Adams, the 6th US president, was born in Quincy, Massachusetts.
14 1913 Birthday: Gerard Ford, the 38th US president, was born in Omaha, Nebraska.
16 1790 President George Washington signed the Residence Act into law which created Washington, D.C. as the capital of the United States.
21 1969 American Neil Armstrong step out of the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle to become the first man to land on the moon.
23 1885 Death: Uysses Grant, the 18th US president, died in Wilton, New York at age 63.
24 1862 Death: Martin Van Buren, the 8th US president, died in Kinderhook, New York at age 79.
26 1788 New York was admitted to the Union.
31 1875 Death: Andrew Johnson, the 17th US president, died in Elizabethton, Tennessee at age 66.

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