What Happened in 1770

  • Paul Revere Purchases His North End Home

    As is typical of early Massachusetts Bay timber construction, the main block of the three-story dwelling consisted of four structural bays... Read more

  • Boston Massacre

    American opposition to the British authorities kept steadily rising as assemblies were dissolved, the houses of citizens searched, and troops... Read more

  • Ludwig van Beethoven Is Born

    Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December 1770 – 26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist. He was a crucial figure in the transitional... Read more