On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1782

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • American privateers attack Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCharles Watson-Wentworth

Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquis of Rockingham, British Prime Minister (Whig: 1765-66, 1782), dies in an influenza epidemic at 52

British Prime Minister Charles Watson-Wentworth
British Prime Minister
Charles Watson-Wentworth