On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1782

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • British-French sea battle at Negapatam (off India)

Famous Birthdays

  • Luis Brión, Curacao military officer who fought in the Venezuelan War of Independence, born in Plantage Rozentak, Curaçao (d. 1821)

Famous Deaths

  • Maria Louisa of Spain, Empress consort of the Holy Roman Empire, dies at 41