On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1779

Historical Events

  • American troops under General A Wayne conquer Fort Stony Point, NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Clement Clarke Moore, US professor and author ('Twas the Night Before Xmas), born in NYC, New York (d. 1863)
1779 Highlights

About July 15, 1779

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 242 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer