On This Day

Famous People Born in July 1799

  • Jul 4 Oscar I, King of Sweden and Norway (1844-59), born in Paris (d. 1859)
  • Jul 25 David Douglas, Scottish botanist, born in Scone, Perthshire, Scotland (d. 1834)
  • Jul 26 Isaac Babbitt, American goldsmith who invented babbitt's metal for bearings, born in Taunton, Massachusetts (d. 1862)