On This Day

What Happened in July 1701

Historical Events

  • Jul 24 Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac founds trading post at Fort Pontchartrain, later becomes the city of Detroit

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 15 Pierre Joubert, became the oldest known Canadian (113 years 124 days at his death)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 7 William Stoughton, American judge at the Salem witch trials (b. 1631)