On This Day

What Happened in July 1668

Historical Events


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Jul 7 Isaac Newton receives MA from Trinity College, Cambridge

Physicist & Mathematician Isaac Newton
Physicist & Mathematician
Isaac Newton
  • Jul 13 Van Marco Cesti's opera "Il Pomo d'Oro" (the Golden Apple or Tomato) premieres in Vienna

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 6 Pieter Burman the Elder, Dutch classical scholar, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1741)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 10 Adam-Nicolas Gascon, composer, dies at 45