1782 in History – What happened in year 1782

In history, year 1782 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1782.

Know what happened in 1782:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
16 July Mozart's opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail made itspremiere, after which Emperor Joseph II anecdotally made the complaintthat it had 'too many notes'.
27 March Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, a leading British Whig Party statesman, began his second non-consecutive term as Prime Minister of Great Britain.
07 AugustThe Bronze Horseman (pictured), an equestrian statue of Peterthe Great that serves as one of the symbols of Saint Petersburg, Russia,was unveiled.
06 MayConstruction began on the Grand Palace of Bangkok, the officialresidence of the King of Thailand.
27 March Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, a leadingBritish Whig Party statesman, began his second non-consecutive term asPrime Minister of Great Britain.
01 JulyAmerican Revolutionary War-Five American privateer vessels attacked the British settlement at Lunenburg, Nova Scotia.
07 AugustThe Bronze Horseman, an equestrian statue of Peter the Greatthat serves as one of the symbols of Saint Petersburg, Russia, wasunveiled.
16 JulyMozart's opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail made itspremiere, after which Emperor Joseph II anecdotally made the commentthat it had 'too many notes'.
20 JuneThe Congress of the Confederation adopted the Great Seal of theUnited States, used to authenticate certain documents issued by thefederal government.
27 MarchCharles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, a leading British Whig Party statesman, began his second non-consecutive term as Prime Minister of Great Britain.
12 AprilAmerican Revolutionary War-The Royal Navy defeated a combinedFrench–Spanish fleet in the Battle of the Saintes, forcing the latterto abandon a planned invasion of Jamaica.
21 AprilA city pillar was erected on Rattanakosin Island, located onthe eastern bank of the Chao Phraya River, an act considered thefounding of the city of Bangkok.
27 MarchCharles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham, a leadingBritish Whig Party statesman, began his second non-consecutive term asPrime Minister of Great Britain.
06 MayConstruction began on the Grand Palace of Bangkok, the official residence of the King of Thailand.
20 JuneThe Congress of the Confederation adopted the Great Seal of the United States, used to authenticate certain documents issued by the federal government.
16 JulyMozart's opera Die Entführung aus dem Serail made its premiere, after which Emperor Joseph II anecdotally made the comment that it had 'too many notes'.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1782:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 NovemberF. J. Robinson / Politician / United Kingdom
02 February Henri de Rigny / Politician / France
03 AprilAlexander Macomb / General / United States of America
04 March Johann Rudolf Wyss / Author / Switzerland
05 DecemberMartin Van Buren / Politician / United States of America
10 AugustVicente Guerrero / Politician / Mexico
13 NovemberEsaias Tegnér / Educator / Sweden
18 January Daniel Webster / Politician / United States of America
18 March John C. Calhoun / Politician / United States of America
24 JuneJuan Larrea / Politician / Argentina
24 March Orest Kiprensky / Painter / Russia
25 OctoberLevi Lincoln / Politician / United States of America
25 March Caroline Bonaparte / Princess / France
25 SeptemberCharles Maturin / Author / Ireland
26 DecemberPhilaret Drozdov / Metropolitan / Russia
26 JulyJohn Field / Composer / Ireland
27 OctoberNiccolò Paganini / Violinist / Italy
29 January Daniel Auber / Composer / France

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