July 9

Event:
1776
George Washington receives a copy of the Declaration of Independence from the Second Continental Congress and has it read to his troops.

1776 The New York assembly votes to authorize its delegates to the Congress to vote in favor of independence. As a result an angry mob in New York City topples the equestrian statue of George III.

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