What Happened on July 21, 1798

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

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

Famous Deaths

  • François Sébastien Charles Joseph de Croix, Count of Clerfayt, Austrian field marshal, dies at 64
1798 Highlights

About July 21, 1798

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 224 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer