On This Day

July 1750 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 5 Slave revolt on Curacao
  • Jul 11 Halifax, Nova Scotia, is almost completely destroyed by fire.

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 25 Henry Knox, American general (Continental Army and later the United States Army), born in Boston, Massachusetts Bay (d. 1806)
  • Jul 28 Fabre d'Églantine French dramatist and politician, creator of the French Republican calendar (d. 1794)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 15 Vasily Tatishchev, Russian statesman, dies at 73
  • Jul 31 John V, King of Portugal (1706-50), dies at 60