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What Happened on March 15, 1783

Historical Events

Historic Event

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.

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About March 15, 1783

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 238 years, 10 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces