Today in History for July 1810
Events 1 - 5 of 5
1st - Louis Napoleon resigns as king of the Netherlands
4th - French troops occupy Amsterdam
9th - Napoleon annexes the Kingdom of Holland as part of the First French Empire.
10th - Emperor Napoleon corpse leaves Netherlands for France
20th - Citizens of Bogotá, New Granada (now Colombia), declare independence from Spain.
Birthdays 1 - 7 of 7
1st - Walter White, secretary (NAACP)
2nd - Robert Augustus Toombs, Secy State (Confederacy), died in 1885
4th - Phineas T Barnum, circus magnate
5th - Phineas Taylor Barnum, Bethel Conn, circus promoter (Barnum & Bailey)
11th - Eugene L Simonis, Belgian sculptor
18th - Peter Singer, composer
21st - Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist
Deaths 1 - 2 of 2