On This Day

What Happened in July 1757

Historical Events

  • Jul 26 Battle at Hastenbeck: French army beats Duke of Cumberland

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 8 Richard Wainwright, English composer and church organist (d. 1825)
  • Jul 12 Christian Danner, German violinist and composer, born in Schwetzingen, Germany (d. 1813)
  • Jul 20 Garsevan Chavchavadze, Georgian diplomat and politician, born in Georgia (d. 1811)
  • Jul 24 Vladimir Borovikovsky [Vоlоdymyr Borovyk], Russian painter, born in Myrhorod (now Ukraine) (d. 1825)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 4 Jean-Joseph Vade, composer, dies at 38
  • Jul 23 Domenico Scarlatti, Italian composer and harpsichordist (La Silvia), dies at 71