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1775

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Years:
1772 1773 1774 - 1775 - 1776 1777 1778
Decades:
1740s 1750s 1760s - 1770s - 1780s 1790s 1800s
Centuries:
17th century - 18th century - 19th century

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1775 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar).

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April

  • April 14 - American Revolutionary War: Massachusetts Governor Gage is secretly ordered by the British to enforce the Coercive Acts and suppress open rebellion by an iron hand.
  • April 18 - American Revolutionary War: General Gage orders 700 troops to Concord to destroy the rebels' weapons depot.
  • April 18 - American Revolutionary War: Paul Revere makes his famous midnight ride - "Listen my children, and you shall hear of the midnight ride of Paul Revere on the eighteenth of April, in seventy-five; hardly a man is now alive who remembers that famous day and year" (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow).
  • April 19 - American Revolutionary War: The Battle of Lexington and Concord begins at dawn with a volley on 70 armed Massachusetts militiamen on Lexington Green by the British advance guard, which leaves 8 dead and 10 wounded - "the shot heard around the world".

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