On This Day

Events in History in February 1775

  • Feb 9 British Parliament declares Massachusetts colony in rebellion

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Feb 15 Angelo Braschi chosen as Pope Pius VI

Pope Pius VI
Pius VI
  • Feb 22 1st US joint stock company (to make cloth) offers shares at 10 cents
  • Feb 22 Jews expelled from outskirts of Warsaw, Poland