April 1

Event:
1776
David Wooster takes command of the Continental Troops outside Quebec.

1789 The United States House of Representatives meets at Federal Hall in New York City and elects Frederick Muhlenberg of Pennsylvania as the first Speaker of the House.

Birth:
1765
Luigi Schiavonetti, Italian engraver.

1776 Marie-Sophie Germain, Female French mathematician.

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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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