Author: Morgan O’Brien

  • Wellington Defeated at Salamanca

    Wellington Defeated at Salamanca

    July 22, 1812, the Duke of Wellington suffered a crushing defeat at the Battle of Salamanca.

  • Scopes Trial Ends

    Scopes Trial Ends

    July 21, 1925, the John Scopes came to an end.

  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11

    July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 landed on the moon.

  • Woman’s Suffrage Movement Begins

    Woman’s Suffrage Movement Begins

    July 19, 1848, the women’s suffrage movement began.

  • Edict of Expulsion

    Edict of Expulsion

    July 18, 1290, the Edict of Expulsion was issued.

  • Spanish Civil War

    Spanish Civil War

    July 17, 1936, the Spanish Civil War began.

  • Catcher in the Rye Published

    Catcher in the Rye Published

    July 16, 1951, The Catcher in the Rye was published.

  • Alzheimer’s Named

    Alzheimer’s Named

    July 15, 1910, Alzheimer’s disease was given a name.

  • Bastille Stormed

    Bastille Stormed

    July 14, 1789, the Bastille was stormed by a mob of angry citizens.

  • NYC Draft Riots Start

    NYC Draft Riots Start

    July 13, 1863, the New York City draft riots began.