On This Day

What Happened in July 1719

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 4 Michel-Jean Sedaine, French dramatist (Le Philosophe sans le savoir), born in Paris (d. 1797)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 5 Meinhardt Schomberg, 3rd Duke of Schomberg, Irish general, dies at 78
  • Jul 26 Johann Georg Christian Störl, composer, dies at 43