On This Day

July 1676 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 29 Nathaniel Bacon declared a rebel for assembling frontiersmen to protect settlers from Indians

Birthdays in History

  • 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)
  • Jul 21 Anthony Collins, English philosopher (A discourse on free-thinking), born in Hounslow, Middlesex (d. 1729)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 5 Carl Gustaf Wrangel, Swedish soldier (b. 1613)
  • Jul 22 Clement X [Emilio Altieri], Italian Pope (1670-76), dies at 86
  • Jul 25 François Hédelin, abbé d'Aubignac, French writer, dies at 71