On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1780

Historical Events

  • Samuel Williams and the first U.S. astronomical expedition to record an eclipse of the sun observes the event at Penobscot Bay
1780 Highlights

About October 27, 1780

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 239 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Scorpio