January 31

Event:
1788
Charles Edward Louis John Casimir Silvester Maria Stuart dies. He is commonly known as Bonnie Prince Charlie and was the exiled claimant to the throne of England, Scotland and Ireland.

Celebrated Birth:
Robert Morris (b. 1734 – May 8, 1806) Pennsylvania member of Continental Congress, signed the Declaration of Independence, signed the Articles of Confederation, member of the Constitutional Convention, signed the United States Constitution

Gouverneur Morris (b. 1752 – November 6, 1816) New York delegate to the Continental Congress, Pennsylvania member of the Constitutional Convention, credited as the author of the Preamble, signed the United States Constitution.

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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 click: American Revolutionary Period: 1760-1789

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