Historical Events for July 1809
Events 1 - 5 of 5
5th - -6) Battle of Wagram - Napoleon beats archduke Charles
16th - The city of La Paz, in what is today Bolivia, declared its independence from Spanish Crown and formed the Junta Tuitiva, the first independent government in Spanish America, lead by Pedro Domingo Murillo.
27th - Battle at Talavera: British/Spanish army vs French army
30th - British armed force of 39,000 lands in Walcheren
31st - 1st practical US railroad track (wooden, for horse-drawn cars), Phila