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What Happened on August 3, 1798

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle of the Nile: British Admiral Horatio Nelson forces the remnants of the French fleet to surrender, concluding a decisive victory for the British who capture or destroy 11 French ships of the line and 2 frigates

British Admiral Horatio Nelson
British Admiral
Horatio Nelson

1798 Highlights

About August 3, 1798

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 222 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Leo