Today in the Revolution ...
Patrick Henry's historic speech against the Stamp Act, answering a cry of "Treason!" with "If this be treason, make the most of it!"
The "Virginia Plan" is proposed by Edmund Randolph, Governor of Virginia, on the floor of the Constitutional Convention.
Birthday of ...
Patrick Henry. Age on 4 July 1776: 40.
POOR RICHARD'S ALMANACK
Two dry Sticks will burn a green One.
— Benjamin Franklin,1755
18th century Men's headwear