On This Day

What Happened on December 13, 1636

Historical Events

  • The Massachusetts Bay Colony organizes three militia regiments to defend the colony against the Pequot Indians. This organization is recognized today as the founding of the United States National Guard.
1636 Highlights

About December 13, 1636

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 384 years, 4 months and 25 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Sagittarius