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What Happened on March 15, 1783

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In an emotional speech in Newburgh, New York, George Washington asks his officers not to support the Newburgh Conspiracy. The plea is successful and the threatened coup d'etat never takes place.

First US President George Washington
First US President
George Washington

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About March 15, 1783

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 237 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces