On This Day

What Happened on December 14, 1775

Famous Birthdays

  • Philander Chase, American Episcopal Church bishop and founder of Kenyon College, born in Cornish, New Hampshire (d. 1852)
  • Thomas Cochrane, 10th Earl of Dundonald, British admiral, born in Annsfield, Lanarkshire, Scotland (d. 1860)
1775 Highlights

About December 14, 1775

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 11 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius