February 16

Event:
1778
Rhode Island ratifies the Articles of Confederation.

Celebrated Birth:
Christopher Gadsden (b. 1724 – September 15, 1805) South Carolina Delegate to Stamp Congress 1765, member of the Continental Congress, general of South Carolina’s states military, member of South Carolina convention to draft it’s 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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