On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1771

Historical Events

  • The Battle of Alamance, a pre-American Revolutionary War battle between local militia and a group of rebels called "The Regulators", occurs in present-day Alamance County, North Carolina.
1771 Highlights

About May 16, 1771

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 249 years, 8 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus