On This Day

What Happened in July 1670

Historical Events

  • Jul 25 Austrian Emperor Leopold I expels 4,000 Jews from Vienna
  • Jul 25 Don Juan Domingo Zuniga y Fonseca becomes governor-general of Southern Netherlands

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 18 Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian opera-composer, born in Modena, Italy (d. 1747)
  • Jul 19 Richard Leveridge, English bass singer and composer, born in St Martin-in-the-Fields, London (d. 1758)