HISTORICAL ACCOUNTS

   
         
   

   
         
   

To view the historical accounts that are currently posted, click on the appropriate underlined link for the document of your  choice.

   




 

Notable Dates in History

 

June 15, 1215: Magna Carta sealed

 

December 25, 1659: Christmas Celebration Outlawed

 

April 26, 1711: David Hume is born

 

August 11, 1718: Sir Frederick Haldimand is born

 

April 11, 1721: Moravian missionary David Zeisberger is born

 

June 5, 1723: Adam Smith, author of The Wealth of Nations, is baptized in Scotland

 

March 13, 1733: Unitarian Joseph Priestley is born in Yorkshire

 

March 19, 1734: Thomas McKean is born

 

November 17, 1736: Boston Tea Party Raider Born

 

January 21, 1738: Ethan Allen is born

 

April 16, 1738: General Sir Henry Clinton is born

 

June 16, 1738: Patriot, printer, publisher, and postmistress, Mary Katharine Goddard, is born

 

May 2, 1740: Elias Boudinot is born

 

June 25, 1745: South Carolina Patriot Thomas Tudor Tucker born in Bermuda

 

December 24, 1745: Benjamin Rush is born

 

November 27, 1746: The Chancellor is born

 

January 19, 1749: Isaiah Thomas was Born

 

November 23, 1749: Reluctant Patriot Edward Rutledge is born

 

March 16, 1751: James Madison, "Father of the Constitution", is born

 

January 31, 1752: Gouverneur Morris is born

 

May 28, 1754: Lieutenant Colonel George Washington begins the Seven Years' War

 

June 4, 1754: Lieutenant Colonel George Washington builds Fort Necessity

 

August 21, 1754: Bloody Ban Tarleton born in Britain

 

November 14, 1754: Mercy Otis Marries James Warren

 

May 21, 1758: Lenape Indians abduct Mary Campbell from western Pennsylvania

 

December 21, 1761: Patriot Robert Barnwell is born

 

May 7, 1763: Pontiac's plot is foiled

 

January 19, 1764: John Wilkes expelled from Parliament

 

March 22, 1765: Stamp Act imposed on American colonies

 

March 24, 1765: Parliament passes the Quartering Act

 

August 14, 1765: Boston Mob Protests Stamp Act

 

November 1, 1765: Parliament enacts the Stamp Act

 

March 18, 1766: Parliament repeals the Stamp Act

 

October 18, 1767: Mason and Dixon draw a line

 

June 21, 1768: James Otis, Jr. Enrages Colonial Governor

 

May 17, 1769: Washington criticizes "taxation without representation"

 

March 5, 1770: Five Die in Boston Massacre

 

March 5, 1770: Civilians and soldiers clash in the Boston Massacre

 

April 12, 1770: British repeal hated Townshend Act

 

June 9, 1772: British customs vessel, Gaspee, burns off Rhode Island

 

March 1, 1773: Bedford Responds to "Boston Pamphlet"

 

April 27, 1773: Parliament passes the Tea Act

 

October 16, 1773: Philadelphia Resolutions criticize Tea Act

 

December 16, 1773: The Boston Tea Party

 

March 25, 1774: Parliament passes the Boston Port Act

 

March 28, 1774: British Parliament adopts the Coercive Acts

 

April 5, 1774: Benjamin Franklin publishes "An Open Letter to Lord North"

 

June 2, 1774: Parliament completes the Coercive Acts with the Quartering Act

 

August 1, 1774: Joseph Priestley discovers oxygen

 

August 28, 1774: St. Elizabeth born in New York City

 

September 5, 1774: First Continental Congress convenes

 

October 20, 1774: Congress creates the Continental Association

 

October 25, 1774: Congress petitions English king to address grievances

 

January 11, 1775: Jewish Patriot joins Provincial Congress of South Carolina

 

January 23, 1775: London merchants petition for reconciliation with America

 

February 2, 1775: Abigail Adams Knows "the Die is Cast"

 

February 7, 1775: Benjamin Franklin publishes "An Imaginary Speech"

 

March 23, 1775: Patrick Henry voices American opposition to British policy

 

March 23, 1775: Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death - Patrick Henry

 

March 27, 1775: Thomas Jefferson elected to the Continental Congress

 

March 30, 1775: King George endorses New England Restraining Act

 

April 11, 1775: "John Howe" Spies on Concord - or Not

 

April 14, 1775: First American abolition society founded in Philadelphia

 

April 18, 1775: Revere and Dawes ride

 

April 19, 1775: Battle Begins on Lexington Common
April 19th is Celebrated Yearly as Patriots' Day
Click Here for Some of the Historical Accounts of Patriots' Day

 

May 3, 1775: Dartmouth tells Martin to organize North Carolina Loyalists

 

May 6, 1775: William Franklin warns Dartmouth of repercussions from Lexington and Concord

 

May 10, 1775: Second Continental Congress assembles as Ticonderoga falls

 

May 23, 1775: Meigs Expedition claims sole Patriot victory on Long Island

 

May 24, 1775: John Hancock becomes president of Congress

 

May 31, 1775: Mecklenburg Resolutions reject the power of the British in North Carolina

 

June 6, 1775: New York Patriot Marinus Willet seizes British weapons

 

June 10, 1775: John Adams proposes a Continental Army

 

June 17, 1775: Battle of Bunker Hill begins

 

June 22, 1775: Congress issues Continental currency

 

June 27, 1775: Schuyler dispatched to Ticonderoga and Crown Point

 

June 30, 1775: Congress impugns Parliament and adopts Articles of War

 

July 1, 1775: Congress resolves to forge Indian alliances

 

July 3, 1775: Washington takes command of Continental Army

 

July 5, 1775: Congress adopts Olive Branch Petition

 

July 6, 1775: Congress issues a "Declaration on the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms"

 

July 21, 1775: Battle of Brewster Island

 

July 26, 1775: U.S. postal system established

 

August 8, 1775: Morgan and Virginians arrive in Cambridge

 

August 30, 1775: Battle of Stonington, Connecticut

 

September 1, 1775: King George refuses Olive Branch Petition

 

September 2, 1775: Washington Commissions First Naval Officer

 

September 25, 1775: Ethan Allen is captured

 

October 5, 1775: Washington informs Congress of espionage

 

October 9, 1775: Lord Dartmouth orders British officers to North Carolina

 

October 10, 1775: Howe named commander in chief of British army

 

October 13, 1775: Continental Congress authorizes first naval force

 

October 18 - 19, 1775: The Burning of Falmouth, Massachusetts

 

October 22, 1775: Peyton Randolph dies

 

October 24, 1775: British naval fleet attacks Norfolk, Virginia

 

October 27, 1775: King George III speaks to Parliament of American rebellion

 

October 28, 1775: British proclamation forbids residents from leaving Boston

 

October 30, 1775: Naval committee established by Congress

 

November 5, 1775: Washington condemns Guy Fawkes festivities

 

November 8, 1775: Washington seeks to make militias into a military

 

November 10, 1775: Birth of the U.S. Marine Corps

 

November 12, 1775: Abigail Adams leads rhetorical charge against Britain

 

November 13, 1775: Patriots take Montreal

 

November 29, 1775: Congress creates Committee of Secret Correspondence

 

December 8, 1775: Americans begin siege of Quebec

 

December 9, 1775: Patriots gain control of Virginia

 

December 22, 1775: Continental Congress creates a Continental Navy

 

December 31, 1775: Patriots are defeated at Quebec

 

January 2, 1776: Congress publishes the Tory Act

 

January 7, 1776: Samuel Adams writes that the confederation "is not dead, but sleepeth"

 

January 9, 1776: Thomas Paine publishes Common Sense

 

January 10, 1776: North Carolina governor calls on Loyalists to combat rebels

 

January 13, 1776: British raid Prudence Island in Narragansett Bay

 

January 18, 1776: Georgia's royal governor is arrested

 

January 24, 1776: Henry Knox Brings Cannon to Boston

 

January 25, 1776: First national memorial is ordered by Congress

 

February 9, 1776: Future New Jersey governor is promoted

 

February 11, 1776: Georgia's governor escapes imprisonment

 

February 13, 1776: Patrick Henry named colonel of First Virginia battalion

 

February 15, 1776: Nova Scotia governor sends word of potential American invasion

 

February 18, 1776: Lord Dunmore dispatches note of "inexpressible mortification"

 

February 27, 1776: Patriots score early victory at Moores Creek, North Carolina

 

March 2, 1776: The Siege of Boston

 

March 3, 1776: Silas Deane embarks on secret mission to France

 

March 4, 1776: American forces occupy Dorchester Heights

 

March 6, 1776: New York demands Sandy Hook lighthouse be dismantled

 

March 12, 1776: Public Notice urges recognition of "humane ladies"

 

March 14, 1776: Alexander Hamilton is named captain of artillery company

 

March 17, 1776: British evacuate Boston

 

March 26, 1776: South Carolina approves new constitution

 

March 29, 1776: Putnam named commander of New York troops

 

March 31, 1776: Abigail Adams urges husband to "remember the ladies"

 

April 3, 1776: Congress authorizes privateers to attack British vessels

 

April 4, 1776: Washington begins march to New York

 

April 6, 1776: Congress opens all U.S. ports to international trade

 

April 7, 1776: U.S. Navy captures first British warship

 

April 28, 1776: Colonel McIntosh writes to Washington

 

April 29th, 1776: Nathanael Greene takes command of Long Island

 

April 30th, 1776: Samuel Adams Writes of Hope for More Battles

 

May 4, 1776: Rhode Island Declares Independence

 

May 5, 1776: British Lieutenant General Henry Clinton excludes Howe and Harnett from amnesty offer

 

May 11, 1776: Washington recommends using German-American troops to Congress

 

June 7, 1776: "Lee's Resolution" presented to Continental Congress

 

June 8, 1776: Patriots retreat from Battle of Trois-Rivieres, Quebec

 

June 11, 1776: Congress appoints "Committee of Five" to draft the Declaration of Independence

 

June 12, 1776: Virginia adopts George Mason's Declaration of Rights

 

June 15, 1776: Delaware declares independence

 

June 23, 1776: Commodore Parker prepares for a naval strike on Charleston

 

June 29, 1776: South Carolina's Edward Rutledge opposes independence

 

July 2, 1776: Congress votes for independence

 

July 4, 1776: U.S. declares independence

 

July 8, 1776: The Liberty Bell rings

 

July 17, 1776: Congress learns of war of words

 

July 24, 1776: Hancock scolds Schuyler

 

July 27, 1776: Silas Deane writes Congress of success

 

July 28, 1776: Sargent and Hutchinson arrive at Horn's Hook, New York

 

August 2, 1776: Delegates sign Declaration of Independence

 

August 9, 1776: Guy Johnson predicts Indian allegiances

 

August 10, 1776: London learns of American independence

 

August 12, 1776: Washington anticipates British strategy

 

August 14, 1776: Stamp Act remembered

 

August 22, 1776: Redcoats land at Long Island

 

August 24, 1776: General Lee recognizes Georgia's value

 

August 25, 1776: David Hume dies

 

August 26, 1776: Washington urges Hessians to desert

 

August 27, 1776: Howe brothers defeat Washington in Battle of Brooklyn Heights

 

September 7, 1776: World's first submarine attack

 

September 9, 1776: Congress renames the nation "United States of America"

 

September 10, 1776: Nathan Hale volunteers to spy behind British lines

 

September 16, 1776: Battle of Harlem Heights restores American confidence

 

September 18, 1776: Washington reports to Congress on Battle of Harlem Heights

 

September 22, 1776: Patriot Nathan Hale executed for spying

 

September 24, 1776: Congress prepares instructions for negotiating treaty with France

 

September 26, 1776: Congress elects agents to negotiate treaty with France

 

September 30, 1776: Washington blames militia for problems

 

October 1, 1776: Patriots learn of increased French support

 

October 11, 1776: Benedict Arnold fights valiantly at Valcour Island

 

October 12, 1776: British troops head up East River

 

October 26, 1776: Benjamin Franklin sets sail for France

 

October 31, 1776: King speaks for first time since independence declared

 

November 7, 1776: Post office stays in the Franklin family

 

November 14, 1776: Benjamin Franklin takes sides

 

November 16, 1776: Hessians capture Fort Washington

 

November 18, 1776: Fort Washington becomes Fort Knyphausen

 

November 19, 1776: Congress pleads for soldiers

 

November 21, 1776: Washington orders General Lee to New Jersey

 

November 26, 1776: Peyton Randolph laid to rest at William and Mary

 

November 30, 1776: Howe brothers offer amnesty

 

December 3, 1776: Washington arrives at the banks of the Delaware

 

December 5, 1776: Phi Beta Kappa is founded while army flounders

 

December 13, 1776: General Charles Lee leaves his troops for Widow White's tavern

 

December 19, 1776: Thomas Paine publishes American Crisis

 

December 25, 1776: Washington crosses the Delaware

 

December 26, 1776: Washington wins first major U.S. victory at Trenton

 

January 3, 1777: The Battle of Princeton

 

January 6, 1777: Washington sets up winter quarters in Morristown

 

January 12, 1777: Hugh Mercer dies from wounds received in Battle of Princeton

 

January 15, 1777: New Connecticut (Vermont) declares independence

 

January 20, 1777: Battle of Millstone, New Jersey

 

January 28, 1777: British plan to isolate New England

 

January 29, 1777: Americans retreat from Fort Independence

 

February 5, 1777: Georgia constitution abolishes primogeniture and entail

 

February 8, 1777: Former POW Timothy Bigelow is named colonel

 

February 19, 1777: Congress overlooks Benedict Arnold for promotion

 

February 21, 1777: George Weedon is promoted to brigadier general

 

February 22, 1777: Archibald Bulloch dies under mysterious circumstances

 

March 7, 1777: Five letters pass between Abigail and John Adams

 

April 2, 1777: Ebenezer Learned is promoted to brigadier general

 

April 13, 1777: British attack at Bound Brook, New Jersey

 

April 20, 1777: New York adopts state constitution

 

April 21st, 1777: British attack Danbury, Connecticut

 

April 27, 1777: The Battle of Ridgefield

 

May 1, 1777: Agrippa Hull Enlists

 

May 16, 1777: Georgia Patriot Button Gwinnett receives fatal wound in duel

 

June 13, 1777: Lafayette arrives in South Carolina

 

June 14, 1777: Continental Congress chooses national flag

 

July 6, 1777: The British capture Fort Ticonderoga

 

July 7, 1777: Battle of Hubbardton

 

July 9, 1777: New York elects its first governor

 

July 10, 1777: British General Richard Prescott captured in Rhode Island

 

July 31, 1777: Marquis de Lafayette becomes a major-general without pay

 

August 6, 1777: General Nicholas Herkimer falls at the Battle of Oriskany

 

August 16, 1777: The Battle of Bennington

 

August 31, 1777: Sam Mason survives Indian attack

 

September 11, 1777: The Battle of Brandywine begins

 

September 12, 1777: Congress receives news of defeat at Brandywine

 

September 19, 1777: Arnold and Gates argue at First Battle of Saratoga

 

September 20, 1777: Redcoats kill sleeping Americans in Paoli Massacre

 

October 4, 1777: Both sides battered at Germantown

 

October 6, 1777: British capture Forts Montgomery and Clinton

 

October 17, 1777: Americans win more than a battle at Saratoga

 

October 23, 1777: British fleet suffers defeat at Fort Mifflin, Pennsylvania

 

October 29, 1777: Hancock resigns as president of Congress

 

November 2, 1777: John Paul Jones sets sail

 

November 3, 1777: Washington learns of Conway cabal

 

November 15, 1777: Articles of Confederation adopted

 

November 17, 1777: Articles of Confederation submitted to the states

 

November 28, 1777: John Adams replaces Silas Deane

 

December 2, 1777: Philadelphia nurse overhears British plans to attack Washington

 

December 6, 1777: Whitemarsh skirmishes turn in Americans' favor

 

December 11, 1777: British delay Washington's march to Valley Forge

 

December 14, 1777: Thomas Conway is named Inspector General

 

December 17, 1777: France formally recognizes the United States

 

December 18, 1777: States give thanks

 

February 6, 1778: Franco-American alliances signed

 

February 16, 1778: John Adams prepares to sail for France

 

February 23, 1778: Friedrich von Steuben arrives at Valley Forge

 

March 20, 1778: King Louis XVI receives U.S. representatives

 

March 21, 1778: Massacre at Hancock's Bridge

 

April 8, 1778: John Adams arrives in Paris to replace Silas Deane

 

April 9, 1778: Jeremiah Wadsworth named commissary general

 

April 10, 1778: John Paul Jones sets out to raid British ships

 

April 22nd, 1778: John Paul Jones leads American raid on Whitehaven, England

 

April 23, 1778: John Paul Jones burns Whitehaven, England

 

May 1, 1778: The Battle of Crooked Billet, Pennsylvania

 

May 20, 1778: Battle of Barren Hill, Pennsylvania

 

June 18, 1778: British abandon Philadelphia

 

July 29, 1778: French navy contacts Continentals

 

September 17, 1778: Indians and Loyalists burn German Flats, New York

 

October 8, 1778: Continentals raid Unadilla

 

November 11, 1778: Poor leadership leads to Cherry Valley Massacre

 

December 10, 1778: John Jay is elected president of the Continental Congress

 

December 29, 1778: British capture Savannah, Georgia

 

January 22, 1779: Claudius Smith, "Cowboy of the Ramapos," hangs

 

January 26, 1779: Engagement at Burke County Jail

 

February 10, 1779: The Battle of Carr's Fort

 

February 14, 1779: Patriots defeat Loyalists at Kettle Creek

 

February 25, 1779: British surrender Fort Sackville

 

March 11, 1779: Congress establishes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

 

June 1, 1779: Benedict Arnold is court-martialed

 

July 16, 1779: Anthony Wayne earns nickname

 

July 19, 1779: Massachusetts begins ill-fated Penobscot expedition

 

July 22, 1779: Battle of Minisink Ford, New York

 

August 5, 1779: DeLancey and Hull battle for the Bronx

 

August 19, 1779: Americans raid Paulus Hook, New Jersey

 

August 29, 1779: Battle of Chemung or Newtown, New York

 

September 14, 1779: Brodhead completes Allegheny River expedition

 

September 15, 1779: French capture British ships

 

September 23, 1779: John Paul Jones wins in English waters

 

September 27, 1779: John Jay is appointed minister to Spain

 

September 27, 1779: John Adams appointed to negotiate peace terms with British

 

October 21, 1779: Henry Laurens named minister to Holland

 

December 1, 1779: Washington establishes winter quarters at Morristown

 

January 16, 1780: British demonstrate naval supremacy in The Moonlight Battle

 

April 14, 1780: The Battle at Monck's Corner

 

May 12, 1780: Americans suffer worst defeat of revolution at Charleston

 

May 29, 1780: Tarleton gives "quarter" in South Carolina

 

May 29, 1780: The Battle of Waxhaws and Buford's Massacre

 

June 3, 1780: Former Massachusetts Governor Thomas Hutchinson dies in England

 

June 16, 1780: Massachusetts Approves State Constitution

 

July 12, 1780: The Battle of Huck's Defeat at Brattenville, South Carolina

 

July 20, 1780: Mad Anthony Wayne loses to Loyalists in New Jersey

 

July 25, 1780: General Gates takes command of the southern army

 

July 30, 1780: Isaac Shelby takes Fort Thicketty, South Carolina

 

August 15, 1780: "Swamp Fox" routs loyalists while Gates' men fall ill

 

August 16, 1780: Continentals routed at Camden, South Carolina

 

August 18, 1780: British win at Fishing Creek, lose at Musgrove’s Mill

 

September 4, 1780: Bravery of Swamp Fox wins recruits at Blue Savannah

 

September 21, 1780: Benedict Arnold commits treason

 

September 29, 1780: British spy John André sentenced to death

 

October 2, 1780: British spy executed in Arnold affair

 

October 7, 1780: The Battle of Kings Mountain: Patriots Prevail in the Carolinas

 

October 14, 1780: Patriots sting Loyalists at Shallow Ford, North Carolina

 

October 15, 1780: British retreat from Middleburgh

 

November 9, 1780: Sumter evades Wemyss in South Carolina

 

December 4, 1780: Washington's cousin tricks Loyalists

 

December 27, 1780: Americans raid Hammonds Store

 

January 1, 1781: Mutiny of the Pennsylvania Line

 

January 5, 1781: Benedict Arnold captures and destroys Richmond

 

January 17, 1781: Battle of Cowpens, South Carolina

 

January 24, 1781: "Light Horse" and "Swamp Fox" raid Georgetown, South Carolina

 

January 30, 1781: Maryland finally ratifies Articles of Confederation

 

February 1, 1781: Davidson College namesake killed at Cowan's Ford

 

February 2, 1781: Nathanael Greene finds fortification at Steele's Tavern

 

February 3, 1781: Greene crosses the Yadkin with Kosciusko's boats

 

March 1, 1781: Articles of Confederation are ratified

 

March 9, 1781: Spanish siege of Pensacola begins

 

April 24th, 1781: Battle of Petersburg Begins

 

April 25th, 1781: Cornwallis retreats from Guilford Courthouse

 

May 15, 1781: Continentals capture Fort Granby, South Carolina

 

May 22, 1781: Patriot siege of Ninety Six, South Carolina, begins

 

August 13, 1781: Patriots ambush Loyalists as French set sail

 

September 6, 1781: Arnold orders burning of New London

 

September 8, 1781: Bloody battle begins at Eutaw Springs, South Carolina

 

September 28, 1781: Battle of Yorktown begins

 

October 3, 1781: French and Americans cut off British supplies at Gloucester

 

October 19, 1781: Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown

 

December 9, 1781: Loyalist Despairs at British Defeat

 

December 28, 1781: British post troops on John's Island

 

February 17, 1782: French and British battle in the Indian Ocean

 

March 8, 1782: Pennsylvania militiamen senselessly murder Patriot allies

 

May 26, 1782: Colonel William Crawford proceeds toward the Ohio

 

June 20, 1782: Congress adopts the Great Seal of the United States

 

July 11, 1782: British evacuate Savannah, Georgia

 

August 7, 1782: Washington creates the Purple Heart

 

August 19, 1782: The Battle of Blue Licks at Blue Licks, Kentucky

 

March 15, 1783: Washington puts an end to the Newburgh Conspiracy

 

April 15, 1783: Congress ratifies peace with Great Britain

 

April 17, 1783: Colbert launches raid on Fort Carlos, Arkansas

 

May 18, 1783: United Empire Loyalists reach Canada

 

September 3, 1783: Treaty of Paris signed

 

November 22, 1783: John Hanson, first president under the Articles of Confederation, dies

 

November 25, 1783: Last British soldiers leave New York

 

December 20, 1783: Virginia cedes western land to federal government

 

December 23, 1783: George Washington resigns as commander in chief

 

January 14, 1784: Continental Congress ratifies the Treaty of Paris

 

February 28, 1784: John Wesley charters first Methodist Church in U.S.

 

June 26, 1784: Delaware Patriot Caesar Rodney dies

 

August 23, 1784: State of Franklin declares independence

 

January 27, 1785: Georgia incorporates the first state university

 

August 17, 1785: Connecticut Patriot Jonathan Trumbull dies

 

January 25, 1787: Rebels Attack Springfield Arsenal

 

May 14, 1787: Constitutional Convention delegates begin to assemble

 

May 25, 1787: Constitutional Convention convenes in Philadelphia

 

July 13, 1787: Congress enacts the Northwest Ordinance

 

December 7, 1787: Delaware ratifies the Constitution

 

December 12, 1787: Pennsylvania ratifies the Constitution

 

June 21, 1788: U.S. Constitution ratified

 

January 7, 1789: First U.S. presidential election

 

February 4, 1789: Washington unanimously elected by Electoral College to first and second terms

 

February 12, 1789: Ethan Allen dies

 

April 1, 1789: First U.S. House of Representatives elects speaker

 

July 15, 1789: Lafayette selected colonel-general of the National Guard of Paris

 

September 2, 1789: Congress founds U.S. Treasury

 

October 3, 1789: George Washington Issues Thanksgiving Proclamation

 

November 6, 1789: John Carroll named first Catholic bishop in U.S.

 

November 20, 1789: New Jersey ratifies the Bill of Rights

 

January 8, 1790: President George Washington delivers first State of the Union

 

April 17, 1790: Benjamin Franklin dies

 

May 9, 1791: Patriot politician and composer Francis Hopkinson dies

 

December 15, 1791: The Bill of Rights becomes law

 

February 20, 1792: Postal Service Act regulates United States Post Office Department

 

March 10, 1792: The Right Honourable John Stuart, 3rd earl of Bute, dies

 

May 8, 1792: Militia Act establishes conscription under federal law

 

July 18, 1792: Naval hero John Paul Jones dies in Paris

 

August 4, 1792: British General John Burgoyne dies

 

July 23, 1793: Connecticut Patriot Roger Sherman dies

 

August 20, 1794: Battle of Fallen Timbers

 

May 19, 1795: New Hampshire Patriot Josiah Bartlett dies

 

January 4, 1796: Congress accepts Colors of the French Republic

 

August 3, 1797: Lord Jeffrey Amherst dies

 

October 21, 1797: USS Constitution Launched in Boston

 

July 14, 1798: Sedition Act becomes federal law

 

February 25, 1799: William Dawes Dies

 

December 14, 1799: George Washington dies

 

October 28, 1800: Revolutionary War Commander Artemas Ward Dies

 

November 4, 1801: Patriot, politician and physician William Shippen dies

 

March 26, 1802: Deborah Sampson Performs in Boston

 

February 24, 1803: Marbury v. Madison establishes judicial review

 

June 24, 1803: New Hampshire Patriot Matthew Thornton dies

 

October 2, 1803: Samuel Adams Dies

 

December 30, 1803: Francis Lewis dies

 

July 11, 1804: Burr slays Hamilton in duel

 

May 30, 1806: Patriot and future President Andrew Jackson kills Charles Dickinson

 

September 13, 1806: American sympathizer Charles James Fox dies in Britain

 

May 13, 1807: Connecticut Patriot Eliphalet Dyer dies

 

November 24, 1807: Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant dies

 

February 26, 1813: "The Chancellor", New York Patriot Robert R. Livingston, Dies

 

May 27, 1813: Thomas Jefferson writes to John Adams

 

July 4, 1826: John Adams Dies

 

June 28, 1836: Former President James Madison dies

 

June 19, 1885: Statue of Liberty arrives in New York Harbor

 

March 17, 1901: Boston Celebrates First Evacuation Day

 

 

Other Articles of Interest

 

The EIGHT MISSING Presidents

 

The Americans Who Risked Everything

 

Researchers Take Aim at a Forgotten Battle

 

Open Letter from the Paul Carrington Chapter No. 5, TXSSAR dated January 4th, 1956

 

Spy network gave Washington victory

 

Bunker Hill dead may lie under gardens

 

Archeologist studies 37 tombs under Old North Church

 

1764-1776: Coming of the American Revolution

 

TOP SECRET, NOW DECLASSIFIED - A World War II Invasion Plan Not Found in the History Books

 

British warship that Paul Revere eluded surfaces in Cape Cod sands

 

In Honor of Officers Lost

 

Source for Historical Vignettes are from the National Trustee, New Hampshire Society SAR.

 

 

     

     
     

Go to the Site Map

     
     

     
         
   


Thanks for Viewing the SARSAT.ORG Website.
Please Return Soon.
 

   
         
           
   

Webmaster:

Max Strozier

   
           
   

Web Page Created:

26 April 2008

   
   

Web Page Updated:

07 August 2012