On This Day

What Happened in July 1642

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 22 Johann Quirsfeld, German composer, born in Dresden (d. 1686)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 3 Maria de' Medici, French queen-mother, dies at about 69
  • Jul 18 Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies