December 11

Event:
1776
General George Washington’s Army crosses into Pennsylvania from New Jersey. He is retreating from the British.

Celebrated Birth:
George Mason (b. 1725 – October 7, 1792) Virginia member of the Constitutional Convention, did not sign the document because he felt it did not have a declaration of rights.

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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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