On This Day

What Happened on May 24, 1775

Historical Events

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

John Hancock is unanimously elected President of the Continental Congress

Statesman John Hancock
John Hancock

1775 Highlights

About May 24, 1775

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 245 years and 9 months
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Gemini