On This Day

What Happened on May 19, 1780

Historical Events

  • About midday, near-total darkness descends on New England, now known to be caused by forest fires in Canada
1780 Highlights

About May 19, 1780

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 240 years, 7 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus