On This Day

What Happened in July 1694

Historical Events

  • Jul 27 Bank of England granted 12 year charter by Act of Parliament

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 4 Louis-Claude Daquin [d'Acquin], French organist and composer (La Rose), born in Paris (d. 1772)
  • Jul 11 Charles-Antoine Coypel, French carpet designer, born in Paris (d. 1752)
  • Jul 26 Johann Samuel Endler, German composer, born in Olbernhau, Germany (d. 1762)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 7 Dokusho, Zen teacher, Obaku line, dies