On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1798

Famous Deaths

  • John Fitch, American inventor and clockmaker (1st US steamboat service), dies of an opium overdose at 55
1798 Highlights

About July 2, 1798

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 223 years, 6 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer