Daily Archives: December 16, 2012

Today In History: On December 16, 1775, Jane Austen Was Born

In the small village of Steventon, Hampshire, a baby girl was born on December 16, 1775 to a family on the lower fringes of the gentry. That baby girl’s name was Jane Austen. No one would have predicted during her … Continue reading

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Today In History: On December 16, 1773, Bostonians Threw A Tea Party

In the uncertain period between the French & Indian War and the American Revolution, an unsustainable situation between colonies that felt they had the capacity to be free and an empire that wanted to assert its control and dominance, there … Continue reading

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