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What Happened on August 3, 1792

Famous Deaths


Person of interestRichard Arkwright

Richard Arkwright, English industrialist and inventor (created the spinning frame), dies at 59

Industrialist and Inventor Richard Arkwright
Industrialist and Inventor
Richard Arkwright

1792 Highlights

About August 3, 1792

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 227 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo