On This Day

What Happened in July 356 BC

Historical Events

  • Jul 21 BC Herostratus sets fire to the Temple of Artemis in Ephesus, one of the Seven Wonders of the World

Famous Birthdays

Alexander the Great

Jul 20 BC Alexander the Great, Macedonian king and military leader, born in Pella, Macedonia (modern Greece) (d. 323 BC)