On This Day

What Happened on July 6, 1775

Historical Events

Declaration of the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms

Congress issues "Declaration of the Causes & Necessity of Taking up Arms", listing grievances but denying intent to be independent

1775 Highlights

About July 6, 1775

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 246 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer