On This Day

What Happened on July 10, 1778

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)
1778 Highlights

About July 10, 1778

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 242 years, 1 month and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer