August 7, 1782 in History
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George Washington creates Order of Purple Heart




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George Washington History:
July 31, 1932 - George Washington quarter goes into circulation
January 23, 1930 - George Washington Birthplace National Monument, Virginia established
December 26, 1799 - George Washington is eulogized by Col Henry Lee as "1st in war, 1st in peace and 1st in hearts of his countrymen"
December 18, 1799 - George Washington's body interred at Mount Vernon
December 14, 1799 - George Washington, 1st president United States 1789 - 1797, dies at 66
September 19, 1796 - George Washington's farewell address as president
February 25, 1793 - 1st cabinet meeting at George Washington's home
December 5, 1792 - George Washington re-elected U.S. president
April 5, 1792 - George Washington casts 1st presidential veto
January 8, 1790 - George Washington delivers 1st state of union address
October 15, 1789 - 1st presidental tour - George Washington in New England
September 24, 1789 - President George Washington appointed John Jay the 1st Chief Justice
May 7, 1789 - 1st inaugurational ball (for George Washington in New York City)
April 30, 1789 - George Washington inaugurated as 1st president of the United States
April 23, 1789 - President-elect George Washington moves into Franklin House, New York
April 16, 1789 - George Washington heads for 1st presidential inauguration
May 25, 1787 - Constitutional convention opens at Philadelphia, George Washington presiding
November 1, 1783 - Continental Army dissolved; George Washington's "Farewell Address"
August 2, 1782 - George Washington creates Honorary Badge of Distinction
August 20, 1781 - George Washington begins to move his troops south to fight Cornwallis
July 8, 1778 - George Washington headquarters at West Point for his Continental Army
December 17, 1777 - ,George Washingtons army returns to Valley Forge Pennsylvania
October 4, 1777 - General George Washington's troops attacked British at Germantown, Pennsylvania
December 26, 1776 - George Washington defeats Hessians at Trenton
December 8, 1776 - George Washington's retreating army crosses Delaware River from New Jersey
September 10, 1776 - George Washington asks for a spy volunteer, Nathan Hale volunteers
July 9, 1776 - Declaration of Independence is read to George Washington's troops, New York
March 25, 1776 - Continental Congress authorized a medal for George Washington
January 1, 1776 - General George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag
July 22, 1775 - George Washington takes command of U.S. troops
June 15, 1775 - George Washington appointed commander-in-chief of American Army
May 10, 1775 - 2nd Continental Congress names George Washington, supreme commander
January 6, 1759 - George Washington marries Martha Dandridge Curtis
July 24, 1758 - George Washington admitted to Virginia House of Burgess
July 4, 1754 - George Washington gives Ft. Necessity to France
July 3, 1754 - George Washington surrenders to French, Ft. Necessity (7 Years' War)
May 28, 1754 - George Washington defeats French and indians at Ft. Duquesne near Pittsburgh
August 4, 1753 - George Washington becomes a master mason
February 22, 1732 - George Washington, born in Virginia, 1st President, 1789 - 1797


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