What Happened in July 1726

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 20 William Jones, British composer and clergyman, born in Lowick, England (d. 1800)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 8 Antonio Maria Bononcini, Italian cellist and composer, dies at 49
  • Jul 8 John Ker, Scottish spy, (for the British government against the Jacobites), dies in a debtors prison at 52
  • Jul 22 Hugh Drysdale, British Colonial Governor of Virginia
  • Jul 31 Nicolaus II Bernoulli, Swiss mathematician (b. 1695)