On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1742

  • Jul 1 Bohuslav Matěj Černohorský, Czech monk and composer, dies at 58
  • Jul 4 Luigi Guido Grandi, Italian mathematician and monk, dies at 70
  • Jul 9 John Oldmixon, English historian (b. 1673)
  • Jul 12 Evaristo Felice dall'Abaco, Italian cellist and composer, dies on 67th birthday
  • Jul 14 Richard Bentley, English classical scholar (b. 1662)
  • Jul 19 John-Baptist Xavery, Flemish sculptor, dies at 45
  • Jul 19 William Somervile, English poet (b. 1675)