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What Happened on January 1, 1781

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1,500 soldiers of the 6th Pennsylvania Regiment under General Anthony Wayne's command rebel against the Continental Army's winter camp in Morristown, New Jersey as part of the Pennsylvania (Continentals; Regiment) Mutiny of 1781.

Military Leader Anthony Wayne
Military Leader
Anthony Wayne

1781 Highlights

About January 1, 1781

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 240 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Capricorn