What Happened on May 10, 1775

Historical Events

  • American Revolution: Green Mountain Boys capture Fort Ticonderoga, New York
  • Second Continental Congress convenes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and issues paper currency for 1st time

Appointment of Interest

Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia names George Washington Supreme Commander


Famous Deaths

  • Caroline Matilda of Great Britain, Queen consort of Denmark and Norway, dies at 23
1775 Highlights

About May 10, 1775

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 247 years, 8 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus