On This Day

What Happened on August 5, 1778

Famous Deaths

  • Charles ClĂ©mencet, French historian (b. 1703)
  • Thomas Linley the younger, English composer and musician "English Mozart", dies at 22
1778 Highlights

About August 5, 1778

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 242 years, 3 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo