On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1781

Person of interestStamford Raffles

Jul 6 Stamford Raffles, British statesman and founder of Singapore, born in off the coast of Port Morant, Jamaica (d. 1826)

British Statesman and Founder of Singapore Stamford Raffles
British Statesman and Founder of Singapore
Stamford Raffles
  • Jul 8 Tom Cribb, English bare knuckle boxer (C'ship of England 1808-22), born in Hanaham, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1848)
  • Jul 27 Mauro Giuliani, Italian musician and composer, born in Bisceglie, Italy (d. 1829)