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What Happened on August 2, 1798

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle of the Nile: British Royal Navy under Admiral Horatio Nelson further decimates the French fleet

British Admiral Horatio Nelson
British Admiral
Horatio Nelson

1798 Highlights

About August 2, 1798

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 222 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo