On This Day

What Happened on June 2, 1774

Historical Events

  • Intolerable Acts: Amendment to original Quartering Act enacted, allows governors in colonial America to house British soldiers in uninhabited houses, outhouses, barns, or other buildings if suitable quarters not provided

Famous Birthdays

  • William Lawson, English born explorer of New South Wales, Australia, born in Finchley, England (d. 1850)
1774 Highlights

About June 2, 1774

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 247 years, 7 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini