January 11

German theologian Caspar Abel dies.

1787 William Herschel, German-born British astronomer discovers two moons of Uranus, Oberon and Titania.

Celebrated Birth:
Alexander Hamilton (b. 1757 – July 12, 1804) Hamilton used 1757 as year of birth but some evidence leads to a 1755 birth year. New York member of the Constitutional Convention signed the United States Constitution, leading author of the Federalist papers in support of ratification of 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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