December 10

Event:
1778
John Jay of New York becomes the sixth President of the Continental Congress. He replaces Henry Laurens who had been named ambassador to Netherlands. Jay held this post until September 27, 1779 when he leaves to become Ambassador to Spain.

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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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