On This Day

Birthdays in History in July 1676

  • Jul 1 Anthony Collins, English philosopher (A Dscourse On Free-Thinking), born in Hounslow, Middlesex, England (d. 1729) [birth date June 21 O.S.]
  • Jul 3 Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Prussian field marshal, born in Dessau, Anhalt-Dessau (d. 1747)
  • Jul 14 Caspar Abel, German theologian, historian, and poet (d. 1763)