On This Day

What Happened in August 1702

Historical Events

  • Aug 19 -24] Battle at Santa Marta Venz: English fleet beat French

Famous Birthdays

  • Aug 15 Francesco Zuccarelli, Italian rococo painter and etcher, born in Pitigliano, Italy (d. 1788)
  • Aug 20 Stepan F graaf Apraksin, Russian general-fieldmarshal (d. 1758)