On This Day

What Happened in July 1772

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 13 Captain James Cook begins 2nd voyage aboard the Resolution to the South Seas to search for Terra Australis (Southern continent)

Explorer James Cook
James Cook

Famous Birthdays

  • Jul 25 Gottlob Benedikt Bierey, German composer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1840)