On This Day

July 1672 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 4 States of Holland declares "Eternal Edict" void
  • Jul 8 William III is appointed stadholder by the States General in the Netherlands
  • Jul 9 William III inaugurated as viceroy of Holland/Zealand

Deaths in History

  • Jul 3 Francis Willughby, English ornithologist and ichthyologist, dies at 36
  • Jul 4 Govert D Camphuysen, (court)painter, dies at about 48