What Happened in July 1737

Historical Events

  • Jul 18 Battle at Banja Luka: Turkish army beats Austrians
  • Jul 31 Prince Frederick of Wales escapes English court

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 2 François Léonard Rouwyzer, Dutch composer, born in Maastricht (d. 1827)
  • Jul 15 Louise of France, French princess daughter of King Louis XV and Marie Leszczyńska and Carmelite prioress, born in Palermo, Sicily (d. 1787)
  • Jul 31 Princess Augusta Frederica of Great Britain, born in London, England (d. 1813)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 9 Gian Gastone de' Medici, last Medici Grand Duke of Tuscany (1723-37), dies at 66