What Happened In July 1849 In History

Historical Events for July, 1849

  • 3rd » The French enter Rome in order to restore Pope Pius IX to power. This would prove a major obstacle to Italian unification.
  • 16th » Antonio María Claret y Clará founded the Congregation of the Missionary Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, popularly known as the Claretians in Vic, in the province of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.

Famous Birthdays on July in 1849

  • 2nd » Maria Theresa of Austria-Este (1849–1919) known as Maria Theresa of Austria-Este (d. 1919)
  • 5th » William Thomas Stead, English journalist (d. 1912)
  • 12th » William Osler, Canadian physician and author (d. 1919)
  • 19th » Ferdinand Brunetière, French scholar and critic (d. 1906)
  • 20th » Robert Anderson Van Wyck, American politician, 91st Mayor of New York City (d. 1918)
  • 22nd » Emma Lazarus, American poet (d. 1887)
  • 29th » Max Nordau, Hungarian physician, author, and critic, co-founded the World Zionist Organization (d. 1923)

Famous Deaths for July 1849

  • 12th » Dolley Madison, American wife of James Madison, 4th First Lady of the United States (b. 1768)
  • 28th » Charles Albert of Sardinia (b. 1798)

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