March 24

Event:
1765
The Quartering Act is passed. The act requires the American Colonist to provide quarters and supplies to the 10,000 British troops in America.

Celebrated Birth:
Thomas Cushing (b. 1725 – February 28, 1788) Massachusetts lawyer and statesman from Boston, delegate for to the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1776, apposed independence and Massachusetts removed him as a delegate in January 1776.

Rufus King (b. 1755–April 29, 1827) Massachusetts member of the Continental Congress, member of the Constitutional Convention, signer of the 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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