What Happened on July 5, 1775

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Second Continental Congress drafts the Olive Branch Petition to King George III

Famous Birthdays

  • William Crotch, English composer, born in Norwich, Norfolk, England (d. 1847)
Born in 1775
1775 Highlights

About July 5, 1775

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 247 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer