January 15 » Superintendent of Finance Robert Morris addresses the U.S. Congress to recommend establishment of a national mint and decimal coinage.
March 27 » Charles Watson-Wentworth, 2nd Marquess of Rockingham becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
May 6 » Construction begins on the Grand Palace, the royal residence of the King of Siam in Bangkok, at the command of King Buddha Yodfa Chulaloke.
August 19 » American Revolutionary War: Battle of Blue Licks: The last major engagement of the war, almost ten months after the surrender of the British commander Charles Cornwallis following the Siege of Yorktown.
September 13 » American Revolutionary War: Franco-Spanish troops launch the unsuccessful "grand assault" during the Great Siege of Gibraltar.
December 14 » The Montgolfier brothers first test fly an unmanned hot air balloon in France; it floats nearly 2km (1.2mi).
Weather January 10, 1782
The temperature on January 10, 1782 was about 6.0 °C. Wind direction mainly northwest. Weather type: zeer betrokken.
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