On This Day

What Happened on January 1, 1781

Historical Events

Historic Event

1,500 soldiers of the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment under General Anthony Wayne's command rebel against the Continental Army's winter camp in Morristown, New Jersey as part of the Pennsylvania (Continentals; Regiment) Mutiny of 1781.

1781 Highlights

About January 1, 1781

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 241 years and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn