On This Day

Birthdays in History in July 1723

  • Jul 1 Pedro Rodríguez de Campomanes y Pérez, 1st Count of Campomanes, Spanish economist and literary, born in Tineo, Asturias, Kingdom of Spain (d. 1803)

William Blackstone

Jul 10 William Blackstone, English jurist (Blackstone's Commentaries), born in London, England (d. 1780)

  • Jul 11 Jean-François Marmontel, French historian and writer, born in Bort-les-Orgues, France (d. 1799)
  • Jul 16 Joshua Reynolds, English portrait painter (Simplicity), born in Plympton, Devon, England (d. 1792)