On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1746

  • Jul 2 Hardenack Otto Conrad Zinck, German-Danish composer, born in Husum, Germany (d. 1832)
  • Jul 7 Ludwig Wenzel Lachnith, composer
  • Jul 16 Giuseppe Piazzi, Italian astronomer (found 1st asteroid-Ceres), born in Ponte in Valtellina, Italy (d. 1826)
  • Jul 25 Bernardo de Gálvez, Spanish military leader and colonial administrator (Spanish Governor of Louisiana and Cuba, 1777-83, Viceroy of New Spain, 1785-6), born in Macharaviaya, Spain (d. 1786)
  • Jul 28 Thomas Heyward, signed US Declaration of Independence, born in St. Luke's Parish, South Carolina (d. 1809)