On This Day

July 1768 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 7 Firm of Johann Buddenbrook founded, in Thomas Mann's novel
  • Jul 18 Boston Gazette publishes "Liberty Song", America's 1st patriotic song

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 27 Charlotte Corday, French revolutionary who murdered Jean-Paul Marat in a bath, born in Saint-Saturnin, France (d. 1793)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 4 Willem van Hairs, Fries nobleman and poet (Suicide), dies at 58
  • Jul 24 Nathanial Lardner, English theologian (b. 1684)