TO­DAY IN HIS­TORY

TO­DAY’S HIGH­T­LIGHT

The Oneida Daily Dispatch (Oneida, NY) - - Kickoff -

Dec. 4, 1783

Gen. Ge­orge Wash­ing­ton bade farewell to his Con­ti­nen­tal Army of­fi­cers at Fraunces Tav­ern in New York.

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1619

A group of set­tlers from Bris­tol, Eng­land, ar­rived at Berkeley Hun­dred in present-day Charles City County, Vir­ginia, where they held a ser­vice thank­ing God for their safe ar­rival.

1867

The Na­tional Grange of the Or­der of Pa­trons of Hus­bandry, also known as The Grange, was founded in Wash­ing­ton, D.C., to pro­mote the in­ter­ests of farmers.

1875

Wil­liam Marcy Tweed, the “Boss” of New York City’s Tam­many Hall po­lit­i­cal or­ga­ni­za­tion, es­caped from jail and fled the coun­try.

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