November 8

Celebrated Birth:
John Byron (b. 1723 – April 10, 1786) British Vice-admiral and Commander-in-chief of the British Fleet in 1778 and 1779. He is also the Grandfather of the poet Lord Bryon.

John Dickinson (b. 1732 – February 14, 1808) Pennsylvania delegate to Stamp Congress 1765, represented at different times Pennsylvania and Delaware at the Continental Congress, member of the Constitutional Convention, signed the Constitution.

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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