On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1782

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

William Petty becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain following the death of Charles Watson-Wentworth

British Prime Minister William Petty
British Prime Minister
William Petty
British Prime Minister Charles Watson-Wentworth
British Prime Minister
Charles Watson-Wentworth

1782 Highlights

About July 4, 1782

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 238 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer