September 1

Event:
1764
The Currency Act is approved by the British Parliament. It prohibits the printing of currency by the colonial government.

1772 Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa is founded by the Spanish Franciscan friar Junípero Serra. It is the fifth mission in the twenty-one mission chain in Alta California and located on the Central Coast of California in what is now the City of San Luis Obispo.

1774 With great fanfare New York delegates to the First Continental Congress, Philip Livingston, Isaac Low, John Alsop, and James Duane leave New York for Philadelphia.

1777 German composer Johann Ernst Bach dies. He is the cousin of Johann Sebastian Bach. His greatest work is considered to be the Passion oratorio O Seele, deren Sehnen published in 1764.

1781 General George Washington’s Army arrives at Philadelphia in their march south to meet Cornwallis army in Virginia.

1785 Mozart publishes his 6 string quartet opus 10 in Vienna.

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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 goto: American Revolutionary Period: 1760-1789

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