On This Day

What Happened on January 25, 1777

Historical Events

  • Americans drag cannon up hill of Kingsbridge Road to fight British, prompting a name change to Gun Hill Road (Bronx, New York)

Famous Birthdays

  • Elias Canneman, Dutch politician, born in Amsterdam, Netherlands (d. 1861)
1777 Highlights

About January 25, 1777

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 244 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aquarius