September 3

Event:
1774
The Maryland capitol building in Annapolis has its roof damaged by a hurricane type storm. The storm lasted about 24 hours.

1777 At Cooch’s Bridge, a skirmish of American Revolutionary war in New Castle County, Delaware, the Flag of the United States is flown in battle for the first time.

1783 The Treaty of Paris is signed ending the American Revolutionary War between the Kingdom of Great Britain and their Thirteen Colonies of North America, The United States. Great Britain signed ancillary treaties with France and Spain as the Treaties of Versailles. The United States Continental Congress will ratify the treaty on January 14, 1784. The treaty is signed by David Hartley, member of the British Parliament along with John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and John Jay, representing the United States.

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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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