On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1789

Historical Events

  • 1st US tariff act signed by President Washington

Famous Deaths

  • Cláudio Manuel da Costa, Brazilian poet, dies at 59
1789 Highlights

About July 4, 1789

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 231 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Cancer