Today in the Revolution ...
John Paul Jones’ ship, Bon Homme Richard, defeats the British H.M.S. Serepis.
POOR RICHARD'S ALMANACK
Wouldst thou enjoy a long Life, a healthy Body, and a vigorous Mind, and be acquainted also with the wonderful Works of God? labour in the first place to bring thy Appetite into Subjection to Reason.
— Benjamin Franklin,1742