On This Day

What Happened on July 1, 1782

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
1782 Highlights

About July 1, 1782

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 239 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer