On This Day

What Happened in July 1619

Historical Events

  • Jul 20 Gerardus Vossius resigns as Dutch regent States college leader
  • Jul 30 House of Burgesses Virginia forms, 1st elective American governing body

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 2 Olivier de Serres, French farming pioneer (silkworms), dies
  • Jul 22 Lawrence of Brindisi [Giulio Cesare Russo], Italian theologian, Capuchin monk, and Roman Catholic saint, dies on his 60th birthday