On This Day

What Happened in July 1632

Historical Events

  • Jul 22 Foundation laid in Madrid for Buen Retiro Palace for King Philip IV
  • Jul 23 Three hundred colonists bound for New France depart from Dieppe, France.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 6 Albert Schop, German composer, born in Hamburg (d. 1667)
  • Jul 6 Pietro Reggio, Italian composer and musician, born in Genoa (d. 1685)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 29 Samuel Ampzing, Dutch poet (Biblical Treasures), dies at 42