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  • Erfstadhouder Prins Willem V (Willem Batavus) (Huis van Oranje-Nassau) was from 1751 till 1795 sovereign of the Netherlands (also known as Republiek der Zeven Verenigde Nederlanden)
  • February 9 » American Revolutionary War: The British Parliament declares Massachusetts in rebellion.
  • April 19 » American Revolutionary War: The war begins with an American victory in Concord during the battles of Lexington and Concord.
  • May 31 » American Revolution: The Mecklenburg Resolves are adopted in the Province of North Carolina.
  • July 27 » Founding of the U.S. Army Medical Department: The Second Continental Congress passes legislation establishing "an hospital for an army consisting of 20,000 men."
  • August 23 » American Revolutionary War: King George III delivers his Proclamation of Rebellion to the Court of St James's stating that the American colonies have proceeded to a state of open and avowed rebellion.
  • October 13 » The Continental Congress establishes the Continental Navy (predecessor of the United States Navy).
Weather

The temperature on January 21, 1775 was about 3.0 °C. Wind direction mainly east-southeast. Weather type: omtrent helder.

Source: KNMI

Source: Delpher (Koninklijke Bibliotheek Newspapers from January 21, 1775 at Delpher


Born on January 21

Died on January 21

Names that were popular for boys in 1775
  • Jan
  • Cornelis
  • Pieter
  • Johannes
  • Hendrik
  • Joannes
  • Willem
  • Gerrit
  • Jacob
  • Petrus
  • Jacobus
  • Dirk
  • Jean
  • Klaas
  • Adrianus
Names that were popular for girls in 1775
  • Maria
  • Anna
  • Johanna
  • Cornelia
  • Catharina
  • Joanna
  • Marie
  • Trijntje
  • Elisabeth
  • Adriana
  • Neeltje
  • Antje
  • Grietje
  • Aaltje
  • Janna