On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1792

Famous Deaths

  • John Paul Jones, Scottish-American naval captain and the United States first well-known naval hero ("I have not yet begun to fight"), dies of kidney failure and pneumonia at 45
1792 Highlights

About July 18, 1792

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 229 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer