On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1785

Historical Events

Historic Event

James Hutton, geologist, publicly reads an abstract of his theory of uniformitarianism for the first time at the meeting of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

1785 Highlights

About July 4, 1785

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 236 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer