On This Day

What Happened in July 1669

Historical Events

  • Jul 6 LaSalle leaves Montreal to explore Ohio River

Historic Event

Jul 21 John Locke's Constitution of English colony Carolina is approved

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 4 Alexander von Papenhoven, Flemish religious sculptor, born in Antwerp (d. 1759)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 29 Christopher Simpson, English composer for the viola da gamba, dies (b. 1602 or 1606)