On This Day

What Happened in July 1625

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 10 Jean Herauld Gourville, French adventurer, born in La Rochefoucauld, France (d. 1703)
  • Jul 27 Edward Montagu, 1st Earl of Sandwich, English soldier, admiral and patron to Samuel Pepys, born in Barnwell (d. 1672)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 19 Samuel Besler, German-Polish composer, dies at 50