On This Day

What Happened in July 1711

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 10 Princess Amelia Sophia of Great Britain, second daughter of King George II of Great Britain and Caroline of Ansbach, born in Herrenhausen Palace, Hanover (d. 1786)
  • Jul 18 Pierre-Joseph Le Blan, Flemish carillonneur and composer, born in Soignies, Belgium (d. 1765)
  • Jul 22 Georg Wilhelm Richmann, Russian physicist (d. 1753)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 14 Johan Willem Friso, Prince of Orange and monarch of Nassau-Dietz, drowns at 23
  • Jul 28 Gerard Lairesse, Dutch painter, buried at 69