On This Day

What Happened in July 1627

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 10 English fleet under George Villiers reach La Rochelle [NS=June 20]

Courtier and Statesman George Villiers
Courtier and Statesman
George Villiers

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 1 Nathaniel Bacon, English painter, dies at 41
  • Jul 4 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (A Game at Chess), dies at 47
  • Jul 17 Lieven de Key, Flemish master builder (Vleeshal), dies at about 67
  • Jul 19 Dirck R "Didericus" Camphuysen, poet/printer/vicar, dies at about 41