On This Day

What Happened on May 16, 1777

Historical Events

  • Button Gwinnett, Georgia delegate to US Continental Congress, and signer of the Declaration of Independence, wounded in a duel with political rival Lachlan McIntosh
1777 Highlights

About May 16, 1777

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus