On This Day

What Happened in July 1680

Historical Events

  • Jul 8 The first confirmed tornado in America kills a servant at Cambridge, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 10 Louis MorĂ©ri, French encyclopedist (b. 1643)
  • Jul 26 John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, poet/courtier, dies
  • Jul 30 Thomas Butler, Earl of Ossory, Irish naval commander (b. 1634)