On This Day

Historical Events in July 1663

Historic Event

Jul 8 King Charles II of England grants a charter to Rhode Island

Historic Event

Jul 11 Oxford mathematician John Wallis gives a lecture on Euclid’s parallel postulate, first Western attempt to derive the parallel postulate as a theorem

  • Jul 26 French troops invade papal territory Comtat Venaissin
  • Jul 27 English Parliament accepts Staple Act