On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1777

Historical Events

Battle of Interest

Battle of Paoli; British forces under Major General Charles Grey attacks Brigadier General Anthony Wayne's encampment. Claims the British gave no quarter leads to engagement becoming known as the "Paoli Massacre"

Famous Birthdays

  • Ramón Cuéllar y Altarriba, Spanish composer, born in Santiago de Compostela, Spain (d. 1833)
1777 Highlights

About September 20, 1777

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 244 years, 2 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo