February 23

Event:
1778
Friedrich Wilhelm Rudolf Gerhard August von Steuben arrives at Valley Forge and sets up a training program for the American Army under the leadership of George Washington.

1781 George Taylor, signer of the Declaration of Independence, dies

Celebrated Birth:
Mayer Amschel Rothschild (b. 1744 – September 19, 1812) founder of the Rothschild family banking empire.

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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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