On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1582

Historical Events

  • Battle of Yamazaki: Toyotomi Hideyoshi defeats Akechi Mitsuhide

Famous Deaths

  • Akechi Mitsuhide, Japanese samurai, killed fleeing the battle of Yamazaki (b. 1528)
1582 Highlights

About July 2, 1582

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 439 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer