On This Day

What Happened on May 17, 1733

Historical Events

  • Great Britain passes Molasses Act, putting high tariffs on rum and molasses imported to the colonies from a country other than British possessions
1733 Highlights

About May 17, 1733

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 288 years, 8 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus