On This Day

What Happened on November 5, 1773

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

John Hancock is elected as moderator at a Boston town meeting that resolves that anyone who supports the Tea Act is an "Enemy to America"

Statesman John Hancock
Statesman
John Hancock

1773 Highlights

About November 5, 1773

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 247 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Scorpio