On This Day

What Happened on March 20, 1774

Historical Events

  • The British parliament passes first of the Intolerable Acts: the Boston Port Act, which closed Boston harbor until colonists would pay for damages following the Boston Tea Party

Famous Birthdays

  • John Braham, English tenor singer and composer, born in London (d. 1856)
1774 Highlights

About March 20, 1774

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 246 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces