- Prussia takes possession of Hanover
- The original Lower Trenton Toll Bridge, which spans the Delaware River between Morrisville, Pennsylvania and Trenton, New Jersey, is opened. A later bridge opened in 1935 is also known as the Trenton Makes - the World Takes Bridge.
Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 217 years, 7 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No
Star Sign: Aquarius