August 12

Event:
1778
– A hurricane type storm prevents a naval battle between the British and the French.

Birth:
1781
– Robert Mills, the architect of the Washington Monument, is born in Charleston, South Carolina.

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For a Spiral Bound book with information on events that happened on each day of the year during the American Revolutionary Period goto: American Revolutionary Period: 1760-1789

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