September 12

Event:
1776
Nathan Hale having volunteered to spy British lines begins his spy mission into the British held city of New York leaving from Norwalk, Connecticut. He was under the disguise as a schoolteacher. His mission would prove a failure since he would be captured on September 21 and hung a day later.

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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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