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What Happened on August 5, 1792

Famous Deaths


Person of interestFrederick North

Frederick North, Lord North, Prime Minister of Great Britain (Tory: 1770-82), "who lost America", dies at 60

British Prime Minister Frederick North
British Prime Minister
Frederick North

1792 Highlights

About August 5, 1792

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 227 years, 9 months and 20 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Leo