What Happened in July 1723

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 1 Pedro R de Campomanes, Spanish economist/historian/literary

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Jul 10 William Blackstone, jurist (Blackstone's Commentaries), born in London, England

  • Jul 11 Jean-Fran├žois Marmontel, French historian and writer (d. 1799)
  • Jul 16 Joshua Reynolds, England, portrait painter (Simplicity)
  • Jul 29 Christleib Siegmund Binder, composer

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 1 Willem van de Pose, gov of Cape Colony (1699-1797), dies at about 59
  • Jul 14 Claude Fleury, French historian (b. 1640)
  • Jul 26 Robert Bertie, 1st Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, English statesman (b. 1660)
  • Jul 28 Mariana Alcoforado, nun (schreef no Lettres Portuguese), dies at 63