On This Day

What Happened in July 1641

Historical Events

  • Jul 6 Battle at La MarfĂ©e Sedan: Earl Soisson beats French government army

Victory in Battle

Jul 27 Prince Frederick Henry captures castle of Gennep

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 30 Regnier de Graaf, Dutch physician and anatomist, born in Schoonhoven, Netherlands (d. 1673)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 28 John Amner, English composer, dies at 61