On This Day

What Happened in July 1700

Historical Events


Gregory Conquers Julius CaesarGregory Conquers Julius Caesar

Jul 12 Gelderland accepts Gregorian calendar; yesterday is June 30, 1700

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Pope Gregory XIII with the calendar that was to make his name
Pope Gregory XIII with the calendar that was to make his name
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  • Jul 13 Treaty of Constantinople establishes peace after Russo-Turkish war

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 15 Johann Christoph Richter, German composer Pantaleon Player and Organist, born in Dresden (d. 1785)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 2 Lambert Doomer, painter/cartoonist, dies at about 77
  • Jul 19 Hieronymus Gradenthaler, German composer, dies at 62