On This Day

What Happened on August 7, 1783

Famous Birthdays

  • John Heathcoat, English inventor of lace-making machinery, born in Duffield, Derbyshire (d. 1861)
  • Princess Amelia, youngest child of King George III of United Kingdom, born in Royal Lodge, Windsor (d. 1810)
1783 Highlights

About August 7, 1783

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 236 years, 11 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo