What Happened on June 11, 1776

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Historical Events


/flags/united statesUnited States Declaration of Independence

Continental Congress creates committee (Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston) to draft a Declaration of Independence
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  • John Constable, English landscape painter (Hay Wain), born in East Bergholt, Suffolk, England (d. 1837)