On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1742

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, German physicist and writer (types of Lichtenberg), born in Ober-Ramstadt, Landgraviate of Hesse-Darmstadt, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1799)

Famous Deaths

  • Bohuslav Matěj Černohorský, Czech monk/composer, dies at 58