March 3

Event:
1768
Nicola (Antonio) Porpora, Italian composer of Baroque operas, dies.

1776 The Continental Navy wins a victory in the Bahamas at the Battle of Nassau. The battle included a combined sea and land attack with marines and captured cannons and other munitions badly needed by the American Army.

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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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