On This Day

July 1764 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 23 James Otis publishes views on taxation without representation

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 9 Ann Radcliffe, English Gothic novelist (The Mysteries of Udolpho, The Romance of the Forest), born in London (d. 1823)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 7 William Pulteney, 1st Earl of Bath, English politician (b. 1683)
  • Jul 16 Ivan VI, Emperor of Russia (1740-41), murdered at 23
  • Jul 23 Gilbert Tennent, Irish-born religious leader (b. 1703)