On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1778

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Horner, politician

Famous Deaths

  • Peregrine Bertie, 3rd Duke of Ancaster and Kesteven, British general and politician (b. 1714)
1778 Highlights

About August 12, 1778

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 242 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo