What Happened on July 21, 1798

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Napoleon Bonaparte wins Battle of Pyramids in Egypt (Battle of Embabeh) against Mamluk rulers, wiping out most of the Egyptian army

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Famous Deaths

  • François Sébastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal, dies at 64