1682 in History – What happened in year 1682

In history, year 1682 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 1682.

Top Historical Events of the Year 1682:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
27 octoberWilliam Penn landed at New Castle, Delaware Colony, on his wayto founding the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Famous birthdays in the year 1682:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 AprilValentin Rathgeber / Composer / Germany
10 JulyRoger Cotes / Astronomer / United Kingdom
10 JulyBartholomäus Ziegenbalg / Missionary / Germany
16 AprilJohn Hadley / Mathematician / United Kingdom
17 MayBartholomew Roberts / Pirate / United Kingdom
25 February Giovanni Battista Morgagni / Pathologist / Italy
29 OctoberPierre François Xavier de Charlevoix / Historian / France

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