April 10

Birth:
1783
Hortense de Beauharnais, Queen of Holland, Grand Duchess of Berg and Cleves, Countess of Saint-Leu the wife of Louis Bonaparte, the mother of Napoleon III, Emperor of the France.

Celebrated Birth:
Button Gwinnett (b. 1735 – May 19, 1777) Georgia businessman, commander of Georgia’s Continental Battalion, member of the Continental Congress, signed Declaration of Independence, President of Georgia Council of Safety, killed in a duel with Lachlan McIntosh.

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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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