Historical Events in July 1774

  • Jul 4 Orangetown Resolutions adopted in the Province of New York, one of many protests against the British Parliament's Coercive Acts

AgreementUnited States Declaration of Independence

Jul 12 Citizens of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, pass a symbolic declaration of independence

  • Jul 12 Cossack leader Emilian Pugachevs army occupies Kazan

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 17 Captain James Cook arrives in the New Hebrides (Vanuatu)

Explorer James Cook
Explorer
James Cook
  • Jul 21 Russo-Turkish War, 1768-74: Russia and the Ottoman Empire sign Treaty of Kuchuk-Kainarji ending the war.