On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1782

Historical Events


InventionHistoric Invention

Engineer James Watt's patent for a rotary motion for the steam engine (his sun-and-planet gear) is granted

Inventor, Engineer and Chemist James Watt
Inventor, Engineer and Chemist
James Watt

1782 Highlights

About February 23, 1782

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 238 years, 10 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces