On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1780

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

American Academy of Arts & Science founded in Boston, James Bowdoin, John and Samuel Adams founding members

US Revolutionary Samuel Adams
US Revolutionary
Samuel Adams
  • Charles Bunbury on Diomed wins 1st Epsom Derby
1780 Highlights

About May 4, 1780

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 240 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus