On This Day

Historical Events in July 1777

  • Jul 6 British General Burgoyne captures Fort Ticonderoga from Americans
  • Jul 7 American Revolutionary War: Battle of Hubbardton
  • Jul 8 Independent Vermont introduces a new constitution, prohibiting slavery

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 31 Marquis de Lafayette, 19, made major-general of Continental Army

French General and Aristocrat Marquis de Lafayette
French General and Aristocrat
Marquis de Lafayette