# What Day of the Week

What day of the week is this date?

## 1770 Calendar

January
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
February
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728
March
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
25262728293031
April
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
2930
May
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
2728293031
June
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
July
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031
August
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
September
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30
October
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031
November
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930
December
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
3031

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### 1770 Historical Event(s)

•  March 5, 1770 – Boston Massacre: Five Americans, including Crispus Attucks, and a boy, are killed by British troops in an event that would contribute to the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War (also known as the American War of Independence) five years later. At a subsequent trial the soldiers are defended by John Adams.
•  April 19, 1770 – Captain James Cook sights the eastern coast of what is now Australia.
•  April 20, 1770 – The Georgian king Erekle II, abandoned by his Russian ally Count Totleben, wins a victory over Ottoman forces at Aspindza.
•  May 16, 1770 – 14-year old Marie Antoinette marries 15-year-old Louis-Auguste who later becomes king of France.
•  May 26, 1770 – The Orlov Revolt, an attempt to revolt against the Ottoman Empire before the Greek War of Independence, ends in disaster for the Greeks.
•  June 11, 1770 – Captain James Cook runs aground on the Great Barrier Reef.
•  June 19, 1770 – Emanuel Swedenborg reports the completion of the Second Coming of Christ in his work True Christian Religion.
•  July 7, 1770 – The Battle of Larga between the Russian Empire and the Ottoman Empire takes place.
•  August 22, 1770 – James Cook names and lands on Possession Island, Queensland and claims the east coast of Australia as New South Wales in the name of King George III.

### Who Were Born On 1770?

•  March 20, 1770 – Friedrich Hölderlin, German writer (d. 1843)
•  April 7, 1770 – William Wordsworth, English poet (d. 1850)
•  April 9, 1770 – Thomas Johann Seebeck, German physicist (d. 1831)
•  April 11, 1770 – George Canning, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (d. 1827)
•  April 25, 1770 – Georg Sverdrup, Norwegian philologist (d. 1850)
•  April 30, 1770 – David Thompson, Canadian explorer (d. 1857)
•  May 10, 1770 – Louis Nicolas Davout, French marshal (d. 1823)
•  July 13, 1770 – Alexander Balashov, Russian general (d. 1837)
•  August 3, 1770 – King Frederick William III of Prussia (d. 1840)
•  November 19, 1770 – Bertel Thorvaldsen, Danish sculptor (d. 1844)