November 5

Event:
1781
John Hanson of Maryland becomes third President of the United States in Congress Assembled under the Articles of Confederation. He replaced Thomas McKean. Hanson was the first chosen under the Articles. A President would serve a one year term. Elias Boudinot succeeds him on November 4, 1782.

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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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