On This Day

What Happened in July 1672

Historical Events

  • Jul 4 States of Holland declares "Eternal Edict" void

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 8 William III is appointed stadholder by the States General in the Netherlands

King of England William III
King of England
William III

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 3 Francis Willughby, English ornithologist and ichthyologist, dies at 36
  • Jul 4 Ambrosius Reiner, German composer, dies at 67
  • Jul 4 Govert D Camphuysen, (court)painter, dies at about 48