November 4

Event:
1782
Elias Boudinot of New Jersey becomes the fourth President of the United States in Congress Assembled under the Articles of Confederation replacing John Hanson whose one year term had ended.

1783 Thomas Mifflin of New Jersey becomes fifth President of the United States in Congress Assembled under the Articles of Confederation replacing Elias Boudinot whose one year term had ended. Richard Henry Lee succeeds him on November 30, 1784.

Celebrated Birth:
Reverend Augustus Montague Toplady (b. 1740 – August 11, 1778) Author of the Hymn Rock of Ages, which was first published in 1775.

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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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