On This Day

What Happened in July 1761

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 20 Joseph Lefebvre, composer
  • Jul 25 Charlotte von Kalb, German writer, born in Saal an der Saale, Electorate of Bavaria (d. 1843)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 4 Samuel Richardson, English novelist (Pamela), dies at 71
  • Jul 13 Tokugawa Ieshige, Japanese shogun (b. 1712)