August 1682 in history

August 1682 events chronologically

Aug 24 William Penn receives the area that is now the state of Delaware, and adds it to his colony of Pennsylvania

Born in August 1682

Aug 16 Louis Dauphin of France Duke of Burgundy the eldest son of Louis, Dauphin of France. Until he became the official Dauphin of France upon his father's death in 1711, he was known as Le Petit Dauphin to distinguish him from his father, who was known as le Grand Dauphin