This week in history

Find out what happened on… Austrian painter Gustav Klimt

July 11 – French astronomer Jean-Louis Pons discovered his first comet in 1801

July 11 – Japanese Kokichi Mikimoto obtained the first cultured pearl in 1893.

July 12 or 13 – Roman general and statesman Julius Caesar was born in 100 B.C.

July 14 – Austrian painter Gustav Klimt was born in 1862.

July 15 – Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn was born in Leiden in 1606.

July 17 – French painter Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot was born in Paris in 1796.

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