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What Happened on July 25, 1797

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Horatio Nelson loses more than 300 men and his right arm during the failed conquest attempt of Tenerife (Spain)

British Admiral Horatio Nelson
British Admiral
Horatio Nelson

Famous Birthdays

  • Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel, Duchess of Cambridge, born in Offenbach, Germany (d. 1889)
1797 Highlights

About July 25, 1797

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 223 years, 4 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo