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Concord Minuteman
The shot heard around the world :
The skirmishes of Lexington and Concord mark the
beginning of the American Revolutionary War .
Pope Pius VI
Giovanni Angelo Graf Braschi is elected Pope and takes the name Pius VI. at.
Daniel Boone (1820 unfinished oil painting by Chester Harding, the only portrait painted in Boone's lifetime)
Daniel Boone begins building the Wilderness Road from Virginia to Kentucky.
1775 in other calendars
Armenian calendar 1223/24 (turn of the year July)
Ethiopian calendar 1767/68 (turn of the year 11/12 September)
Bengali solar calendar 1180/81 (beginning of April 14th or 15th)
Buddhist calendar 2318/19 (southern Buddhism); 2317/18 (alternative calculation according to Buddhas Parinirvana )
Chinese calendar 74th (75th) cycle

Year of the wooden sheep乙未 ( at the beginning of the year wooden horse 甲午)

Chula Sakarat (Siam, Myanmar) / Dai calendar (Vietnam) 1137/38 (turn of the year April)
Dangun era (Korea) 4108/09 (October 2/3)
Iranian calendar 1153/54 (around March 21)
Islamic calendar 1188/89 (March 3-4)
Jewish calendar 5535/36 (September 24/25)
Coptic calendar 1491/92 (September 11-12)
Malayalam calendar 950/951
Seleucid era Babylon: 2085/86 (turn of the year April)

Syria: 2086/87 (turn of the year October)

Vikram Sambat (Nepalese Calendar) 1831/32 (turn of the year April)


Politics and world events

American War of Independence

In 1775 the Kingdom of Great Britain claims sovereignty over the red and pink areas on this map, Spain rules over the orange area west of the Mississippi River . The red area is the area of ​​the thirteen colonies according to the 1763 proclamation.
Map of the Siege of Boston and the Skirmishes of Lexington and Concord
The Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker Hill , painting by John Trumbull
Proclamation of Rebellion , print from 1775
The embarkation of Montgomery's troops at Crown Point, drawn by Sydney Adamson, halftone print engraved by JW Evans
The death of General Montgomery in the Battle of Québec

Other events in America


James Cook's world tour


The Wilderness Road

science and technology


Music and theater


Gloriette in the Schönbrunn Palace Park


Johann Ignaz Felbiger




First quarter

André-Marie Ampère
Friedrich Wilhelm Schelling, around 1800

Second quarter

William Turner, 1798
Georg Friedrich Grotefend

Third quarter

Fourth Quarter

Exact date of birth unknown


First half of the year

Second half of the year

Date unknown

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