Thursday, June 1, 2023

Today in
American Revolutionary War History

1774 - The Boston Port Act demanded payment for the tea destroyed in the Boston Tea Party event before the port could reopen for any imports but food.

1776 - Patriots attempted to knock the light out of the Sandy Hook lighthouse. They did not succede. The lighthouse is the oldest in the United States.

1779 - In Philadelphia, PA, Benedict Arnold was court martialed. He was charged with 13 counts of misbehavior and illegally buying and selling goods.

Revolutionary War Quote

"I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty, or give me death."
Patrick Henry

Tomorrow in American Revolutionary War History.

Like this topic here!
Facebook logo