On This Day

July 1767 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 3 Pitcairn Island is discovered by Midshipman Robert Pitcairn on an expeditionary voyage commanded by Philip Carteret
  • Jul 3 Norway's oldest newspaper still in print, Adresseavisen, is founded (first edition published this date)

Birthdays in History

John Quincy Adams

Jul 11 John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the United States (D) (1825-1829), born in Braintree, Massachusetts (d. 1848)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 15 Michael Bruce, Scottish poet (Elegy written in Spring), dies at 21