On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1778

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


BattleDeclaration of War

American Revolution: Louis XVI of France declares war on the Kingdom of Great Britain

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI

Famous Birthdays

  • Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm, Austrian composer and royal chaplain master, born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1858)