On This Day

What Happened in July 1639

Historical Events

  • Jul 19 French troops occupy Salses, at Perpignan

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 25 Thomas Tompion, English clock maker (cylinder tunnel), born in Northill, Bedfordshire, England (d. 1713)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 9 Entonius Walaeus, Dutch Calvinist theologist, dies at 65
  • Jul 18 Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar, German prince and general (b. 1604)