On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 1784

Historical Events

  • Ratified copies of the Treaty of Paris, ending the Revolutionary War exchanged between US and Great Britain, in Paris

Famous Deaths

  • Abraham Trembley, Swiss naturalist (first to study freshwater polyps or hydra), dies at 73
1784 Highlights

About May 12, 1784

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 237 years and 3 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Taurus