On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1704

  • Jul 5 Jack Broughton, English bare knuckle boxer (Champion of England 1736-50; published first boxing code), born in Cirencester, England (d. 1789)
  • Jul 15 August Gottlieb Spangenberg, founder of Moravian Church in North America
  • Jul 16 John Kay, English inventor (developed the flying shuttle), born in Lancashire, England (d. around 1779)
  • Jul 31 Gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer), born in Geneva, Switzerland (d. 1752)