On This Day

What Happened on May 10, 1774

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Louis XVI ascends to throne of France

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI

Famous Deaths

  • Louis XV, king of France (1715-74), dies at 64
1774 Highlights

About May 10, 1774

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 246 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus