Historical Events in January 1775

  • Jan 11 Francis Salvador becomes 1st Jew elected to office in America (SC)
  • Jan 17 9 old women burnt as witches for causing bad harvests, Kalisk, Pol
  • Jan 17 R B Sheridan's "The Rivals" premieres in London
  • Jan 22 Marshal Oscar von Lubomirski expels Jews from Warsaw Poland
  • Jan 25 Americans drag cannon up hill to fight British (Gun Hill Road, Bronx)