On This Day

What Happened on October 7, 1780

Historical Events

  • British defeated by American militia near Kings Mountain, SC

Famous Deaths

  • Patrick Ferguson, Scottish army officer and rifle inventor (Ferguson flintlock rifle), dies in battle at 36
1780 Highlights

About October 7, 1780

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 240 years and 22 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Libra