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July 1781 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 11 Thomas Hutchins designated Geographer of US

Birthdays in History

Stamford Raffles

Jul 6 Stamford Raffles, British statesman and founder of Singapore, born in off the coast of Port Morant, Jamaica (d. 1826)

Deaths in History

  • Jul 23 John Joachim Zubly, Swiss-American Continental Congressman, dies at 56
  • Jul 29 Johann Kies, German astronomer and mathematician, dies at 73