March 8

Event:
1782
Ninety-six Christian Munsee American Indians, including sixty women and children are killed by American militia from Pennsylvania. This is known as the Gnadenhütten massacre.

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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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