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What Happened on September 22, 1773

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Benjamin Franklin publishes a hoax letter "An Edict by the King of Prussia" in the Public Advertiser, criticising Britain's colonial policies in the American colonies

United States Founding Father Benjamin Franklin
United States Founding Father
Benjamin Franklin

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About September 22, 1773

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 247 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo