On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1768

Historical Events

Historic Event

John Wilkes is imprisoned for writing an article for "The North Briton" severely criticizing King George III. This action provokes rioting in London.

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About May 10, 1768

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 253 years, 8 months and 12 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus