On This Day

July 1786 in History

Events in History

  • Jul 29 1st newspaper published west of Alleghanies, Pitts Gazette

Birthdays in History

  • Jul 9 Sophie Hélène Béatrix, Princess of France, daughter of Louis XVI of France and Marie Antoinette, born in Palace of Versailles, France (d. 1787)
  • Jul 24 Joseph Nicollet, French mathematician and explorer, born in Cluses, Savoy, France (d. 1843)