On This Day

What Happened on June 17, 1775

Historical Events

  • Battle of Bunker Hill (actually it was Breed's Hill)

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Warren, American physician and soldier, dies at 34
  • Major John Pitcairn, British marine (killed in battle) (b. 1722)
1775 Highlights

About June 17, 1775

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 246 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini