On This Day

What Happened in July 1725

Famous Birthdays

Comte de Rochambeau

Jul 1 Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de Rochambeau, French Military Leader (commander of the French Expeditionary Force that assisted the Thirteen Colonies), born in Vendôme, France (d. 1807)

  • Jul 16 Georg Simon Löhlein, German pianist and composer, born in Neustadt bei Coburg, Germany (d. 1781)
  • Jul 24 John Newton, English cleric and hymnist, born in Wapping, London (d. 1807)