January 23

Henri-Marie Beyle, French author who used the penname Stendhal.

Celebrated Birth:
Joseph Hewes (b. 1730 – November 10, 1779) North Carolina merchant, member of Colonial Assembly of North Carolina, member of North Carolina’s Committee of Correspondence, member of Continental Congress, signer of Declaration of Independence, first Secretary of Navy.

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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