On This Day

What Happened on July 3, 1775

Historical Events

  • George Washington takes command of Continental Army at Cambridge, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Colonel Thomas Gardner, American heroic political figure and soldier, dies at 51
1775 Highlights

About July 3, 1775

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 246 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer