February 9

Event:
1775
Great Britain’s Parliament declares the American colonies in a state of rebellion.

1788 Austria enters the Russo-Turkish War of 1787-1792 and attacks Moldavia.

Birth:
1773
William Henry Harrison, ninth President of the United States

1783 Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky, Russian poet.

Celebrated Birth:
Luther Martin (b. 1748–July 8, 1826) Maryland member of the Constitutional Convention, he refused to sign it since he believed it violated states’ 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 click: American Revolutionary Period: 1760-1789

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