What Happened on April 18, 1783

Historical Events

Cessation of Hostilities

American Revolution: George Washington issues General Order announcing the end of hostilities with Britain, giving thanks to the Almighty, and offering congratulations and authorizing an extra ration of alcohol to the troops to celebrate [1]

1783 Highlights

About April 18, 1783

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 240 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries