On This Day

What Happened in July 1634

Historical Events

  • Jul 4 The city of Trois-Rivières is founded in New France, later to become the Canadian province of Quebec
  • Jul 6 Johan van Walbeeck's ships bypass St-Anna Bay, Curaçao
  • Jul 29 Dutch fleet under Johannes van Walbeeck lands on Curacao

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 14 Pasquier Quesnel, French Jansenist theologian (d. 1719)
  • Jul 18 Johannes Camphuys, Governor-General of Dutch-Indies (1684-91), born in Haarlem, Dutch Republic (d. 1695)