June 26

Event:
1784
Ceasar Rodney, Delaware signer of the Declaration of Independence, dies.

Celebrated Birth:
John Langdon (b. 1741—September 18, 1819) New Hampshire member of the Continental Congress, member of the Constitutional Convention, signed the Constitution of the United States.

Arthur Middleton (b. 1742 – January 1, 1787) South Carolina member of Continental Congress, signed the Declaration of Independence, held prisoner by British at Charleston

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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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