June 16

Event:
1774
Harrodsburg Kentucky is founded by James Harrod.

1779 France persuades Spain to also declare war on the British. Spain does not make an alliance with the American Revolutionary forces.

Celebrated Birth:
Mary Katherine Goddard (b. 1738-1816) American publisher in Maryland and the first American postmistress of the Baltimore Post Office. She was the first to print the Declaration of Independence with the names of the signatories.

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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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