July 1746 in History

Events in History

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 16 Giuseppe Piazzi, Italian astronomer (found 1st asteroid-Ceres), born in Ponte in Valtellina, Italy (d. 1826)
  • Jul 25 Bernardo de Gálvez, Spanish military leader and colonial administrator (Spanish Governor of Louisiana and Cuba, 1777-83, Viceroy of New Spain, 1785-6), born in Macharaviaya, Spain (d. 1786)
  • Jul 28 Thomas Heyward, signed US Declaration of Independence, born in St. Luke's Parish, South Carolina (d. 1809)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 2 Thomas Baker, English antiquarian, dies at 89
  • Jul 9 Philip V, King of Spain (1700-24, 1724-46), dies at 62
  • Jul 17 Anthonie van de Heim, Dutch pension advisor (1737-46), dies at 53
  • Jul 28 John Peter Zenger, German born journalist and printer working in New York, involved in 1st amendment fight, dies at 48