What Happened on July 17, 1762

Historical Events

Tsarina Catherine II

Catherine II becomes Tsarina of Russia following the murder of Peter III

Famous Deaths

  • Peter III, Emperor of Russia (1762), dies under mysterious circumstances in captivity at 34
1762 Highlights

About July 17, 1762

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 261 years, 2 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer