- This event has passed.
John Paul Jones dies – July 18, 1792
An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 18 of July, repeating indefinitely
In June 1792, Jones was appointed U.S. Consul to treat with the Dey of Algiers for the release of American captives. Before Jones was able to fulfill his appointment, he was found dead lying face-down on his bed in his third-floor Paris apartment, No. 19 Rue de Tournon, on July 18, 1792. He was 45 years old.