October 22

Event:
1774
Henry Middleton from South Carolina is named the second President of The Continental Congress. Peyton Randolph was forced to resign due to poor health. Middleton held the post until Randolph was able to resume his duties when the second Continental Congress began on May 10, 1775.

Celebrated Birth:
Daniel Boone (b. 1734 (OS) – September 26, 1820) American pioneer and hunter who helped to defend the Kentucky settlements from American Indian attempts to drive them out. Because the Georgian Calendar was adopted during his lifetime this is the Old Style date of birth.

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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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