On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1698

Historical Events

  • English engineer Thomas Savery patents the first steam engine

Famous Birthdays

  • Francesco III d'Este, Duke of Modena & Reggio, born in Modena (d. 1780)
1698 Highlights

About July 2, 1698

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 323 years, 3 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer