On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1775

  • Jul 5 William Crotch, English composer, born in Norwich, Norfolk, England (d. 1847)
  • Jul 9 Matthew Lewis, English novelist (The Monk), born in London (d. 1818)
  • Jul 17 August Harder, German composer, born in Schönerstädt (d. 1813)
  • Jul 23 Étienne-Louis Malus, French physicist (Polarization of light), born in Paris (d. 1812)
  • Jul 24 Eugène François Vidocq, French criminal and police detective, born in Arras, France (d. 1857)
  • Jul 25 Anna Symmes Harrison, 9th 1st lady (1841), born in Morristown, New Jersey (d. 1864)