What Happened in July 1742

Historical Events

  • Jul 28 Prussia and Austria sign peace treaty

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 1 Georg C Lichtenberg, German physicist/writer (types of Lichtenberg)
  • Jul 19 Jean-Baptiste Davaux, French classical composer, born in La Côte-Saint-André, France (d. 1822)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 1 Bohuslav Matěj Černohorský, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58
  • Jul 4 Luigi Guido Grandi, Italian mathematician and monk, dies at 70
  • Jul 9 John Oldmixon, English historian (b. 1673)
  • Jul 12 Evaristo Felice dall'Abaco, Italian cellist and composer, dies on 67th birthday
  • Jul 14 Richard Bentley, English classical scholar (b. 1662)
  • Jul 19 John-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor, dies at 45
  • Jul 19 William Somervile, English poet (b. 1675)