Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for '1775': Common year starting on Sunday Common year starting on Thursday Gregorian calendar Julian calendar Roman numerals American Revolution Battles of Lexington and Concord Paul Revere James Cook James Watt British Columbia Newfoundland Hurricane of 1775 North American smallpox epidemic Tseax Cone January 17 Kingdom of Great Britain South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands February 9 Parliament of Great Britain Province of Massachusetts Bay February 15 Pope Pope Clement XIV Pope Pius VI Give me Liberty, or give me Death! Governor of Virginia House of Burgesses March 23 Patrick Henry Richmond, Virginia St. John's Episcopal Church (Richmond, Virginia) Virginia Virginia Conventions April 18 William Dawes John Hancock Joseph Warren Samuel Adams April 19 Constitution Continental Army George Washington Second Continental Congress Benedict Arnold Capture of Fort Ticonderoga Ethan Allen Green Mountain Boys Vermont May 17 June 12