On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1775

Historical Events

  • Transylvania Land Company, headed by Richard Henderson, buys most of Kentucky through treaty signed with Cherokee chiefs at Sycamore Shoals on the Watauga River (later declared illegal)
1775 Highlights

About March 17, 1775

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 245 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces