On This Day

What Happened on July 13, 1762

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJames Bradley

James Bradley, English astronomer, 3rd Royal, discovered Earth's nutation motion, dies at 69

Astronomer James Bradley
James Bradley

1762 Highlights

About July 13, 1762

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 258 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer