On This Day

July 1730 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 12 Lorenzo Corsini chosen as Pope Clemens XII
  • Jul 21 States of Holland put death penalty on "sodomy"

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 12 Josiah Wedgwood, English pottery designer and manufacturer (Wedgwood), born in Burslem, Staffordshire, England (d. 1795)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 16 Elijiah Fenton, poet, dies
  • Jul 18 François de Neufville, duc de Villeroi, French soldier (b. 1644)