On This Day

What Happened in July 1700

Historical Events

Gregory Conquers Julius Caesar

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

  • 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, Dutch painter and cartoonist, dies at about 77
  • Jul 19 Hieronymus Gradenthaler, German composer, dies at 62