Historical Events on April 19th, 1775

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Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • American Revolution begins - Lexington Common, shot "heard round the world"
  • Minutemen Capt John Parker orders not to fire unless fired upon
  • New England militiamen begin the siege of Boston, hemming in the British army garrison

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Paul Revere, William Dawes and Samuel Prescott are captured by British troops riding from Lexington to Concord, Prescott escapes to warn Concord

American Patriot Paul Revere
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Paul Revere