On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1777

Historical Events


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

General George Washington's revolutionary army defeats British forces at Battle of Princeton, New Jersey

First US President George Washington
First US President
George Washington

Famous Birthdays

  • Louis Poinsot, French instrument worker
  • M A Elisa Bonaparte, Corsican monarch of Lucca/Piombino
1777 Highlights

About January 3, 1777

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 243 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn