On This Day

Historical Events in December 1774

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Dec 13 Paul Revere and Wentworth Cheswell ride to warn Portsmouth of the approach of British warships

American Patriot Paul Revere
American Patriot
Paul Revere
  • Dec 14 First incident of American Revolution - 400 New Hampshire militiamen successfully attack Fort William and Mary
  • Dec 18 Empress Maria Theresa expels Jews from Prague, Bohemia and Moravia