On This Day

Historical Events in July 1782

  • Jul 1 American privateers attack Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

Election of Interest

Jul 4 William Petty becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain following the death of Charles Watson-Wentworth

  • Jul 6 British-French sea battle at Negapatam (off India)

Music Premiere

Jul 16 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's opera "Die Entf├╝hrung aus dem Serail" premieres in Vienna with Mozart conducting