September 14

1752 is before the date as defined for this period, however this date does impact some of the other events, especially those of births. It is on this date that the Gregorian calendar is adopted by Great Britain. To adjust the calendar 11 days needed to be skipped. The day before September 14, 1752 was September 6, 1752.

1778 Benjamin Franklin is named the American representative to France.

1788 John Penn, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, dies.

Celebrated Birth:
James Wilson (b. 1742 – August 21, 1798) Pennsylvania member of Continental Congress, signed the Declaration of Independence, member of the Constitutional Convention, signed the United States Constitution.

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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