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Born on Friday August 20, 1762
Died on Friday August 20, 1762

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from August 20, 1762 at Delpher


Born on August 20

Died on August 20

Names that were popular for boys in 1762
  1. Jan
  2. Johannes
  3. Joannes
  4. Cornelis
  5. Pieter
  6. Hendrik
  7. Willem
  8. Jacob
  9. Gerrit
  10. Petrus
  11. Jean
  12. Jacobus
  13. Dirk
  14. Pierre
  15. Johann
  16. John
Names that were popular for girls in 1762
  1. Maria
  2. Anna
  3. Marie
  4. Johanna
  5. Cornelia
  6. Joanna
  7. Elisabeth
  8. Catharina
  9. Trijntje
  10. Grietje
  11. Neeltje
  12. Aaltje
  13. Jannetje
  14. Adriana
  15. Elizabeth
  16. Antje

Source: Wikipedia Historical context 1762
  • Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus) (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • Regent Lodewijk Ernst (Hertog van Brunswijk-Wolfenbüttel) was from 1759 till 1766 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • March 10 » French Huguenot Jean Calas, who had been wrongly convicted of killing his son, dies after being tortured by authorities; the event inspired Voltaire to begin a campaign for religious tolerance and legal reform.
  • May 5 » Russia and Prussia sign the Treaty of St. Petersburg.
  • June 24 » Battle of Wilhelmsthal: The British-Hanoverian army of Ferdinand of Brunswick defeats French forces in Westphalia.
  • July 9 » Catherine the Great becomes Empress of Russia following the coup against her husband, Peter III.
  • July 17 » Former emperor Peter III of Russia is murdered.
  • September 15 » Seven Years' War: Battle of Signal Hill.
Weather August 20, 1762

The temperature on August 20, 1762 was about 15.0 °C. There was 48 mm of rainWind direction mainly west-southwest. Weather type: regen geheel betrokken.

Source: KNMI