On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1783

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Architect Pierre Charles L'Enfant is promoted by brevet to Major of Engineers in recognition of his service to American liberty

Washington D.C. Architect Pierre Charles L'Enfant
Washington D.C. Architect
Pierre Charles L'Enfant

1783 Highlights

About May 2, 1783

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 237 years, 8 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Taurus