On This Day

What Happened in July 1713

Historical Events

  • Jul 7 Handel's "Te Deum" & "Jubilate" officially premieres in a thanksgiving service celebtrating the Treaty of Utrecht
  • Jul 27 Russia and Turkey sign peace treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 22 Jacques-Germain Soufflot, French architect (d. 1780)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 7 Henry Compton, British clergyman (Bishop of Oxford, 1675-1713), member of the Privy Council, and botanist, dies at about 81 [birthdate uncertain]