On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1747

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Coelestin Jungbauer, German composer, born in Grattersdorf, Bavaria (d. 1823)
  • John Paul Jones, U.S. first well-known naval hero ("I have not yet begun to fight"), born in Arbigland, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland (d. 1792)