On This Day

What Happened in July 1667

Historical Events

  • Jul 31 Peace of Breda: 2nd English war-Suriname vs New-Netherlands ends

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 2 Pietro Ottoboni, Italian cardinal and grandnephew of Pope Alexander VIII, born in Venice (d. 1740)
  • Jul 27 Jean Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician, born in Basel, Switzerland (d. 1748)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 11 John Fox, Amsterdam writer, buried
  • Jul 28 Abraham Cowley, English poet (Mistress/Sex libri plantarum), dies