## Events in History

### Event of **Interest**

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

### Event of **Interest**

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

## Birthdays in History

- Jul 20 Pierre Drevet, French engraver, born in Loire-sur-Rhône, Lyon (d. 1738)