Historical Events in April 1782

  • Apr 6 Rama I succeeds King Taksin of Siam (modern day Thailand), who is overthrown in a coup d'├ętat.
  • Apr 12 Battle at Les Saintes West-Indies: British fleet beats French

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Apr 19 John Adams secures Dutch Republic's recognition of the United States as an independent government and house he purchased in The Hague, Netherlands became first American embassy.

2nd US President John Adams
2nd US President
John Adams