On This Day

What Happened on August 22, 1798

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

French troops land in Kilcummin harbour in County Mayo, Ireland, to aid Wolfe Tone's United Irishmen's Irish Rebellion

Irish Republican and Revolutionary Wolfe Tone
Irish Republican and Revolutionary
Wolfe Tone

1798 Highlights

About August 22, 1798

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 222 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo