October 21

Event:
1774
The colonist in Taunton, Massachusetts raises a flag that display the word “Liberty”. It is the first time a flag of this type is raised in defiance of British rule in America.

1775 Peyton Randolph, President of the First Continental Congress dies.

Birth:
1772 Samuel Taylor Coleridge, British poet.

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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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