On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1784

Historical Events

  • Eastern Tennessee settlers declare their area an independent state & name it Franklin; a year later the Continental Congress rejects it
1784 Highlights

About August 23, 1784

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 236 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Virgo