On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1792

Historical Events

  • The Coinage Act is passed establishing the United States Mint and authorizing the $10 Eagle, $5 half-Eagle & 2.50 quarter-Eagle gold coins & silver dollar, ½ dollar, quarter, dime & half-dime
1792 Highlights

About April 2, 1792

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 228 years, 9 months and 24 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Aries