What Happened in July 1781

Historical Events

  • Jul 11 Thomas Hutchins designated Geographer of US

Famous Birthdays

Stamford RafflesStamford Raffles (1781-1826)

Jul 6 British statesman and founder of Singapore, born in off the coast of Port Morant, Jamaica

  • Jul 8 Tom Cribb, English bare knuckle boxer (C'ship of England 1808-22), born in Hanaham, Gloucestershire, England (d. 1848)
  • Jul 27 Mauro Giuliani, Italian musician and composer, born in Bisceglie, Italy (d. 1829)

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 11 Adolph Carl Kunzen, composer, dies at 60
  • Jul 23 John Joachim Zubly, Swiss-American Continental Congressman, dies at 56
  • Jul 29 Johann Kies, German astronomer and mathematician, dies at 73
  • Jul 30 Augustin Ullinger, German composer, dies at 35