On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1785

Historical Events

  • French cardinal De Rohan arrested

Famous Birthdays

  • Thomas De Quincey, English writer (Confessions of English Opium Eater), born in Manchester (d. 1859)
1785 Highlights

About August 15, 1785

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 236 years, 3 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo