Shays Events in History

1945 Birthday - Christopher Shays, born in Stamford, Connecticut, Representative-R-Connecticut 1987 - 2009

1787 Event - Shays' Rebellion (of debt-ridden Massachusetts farmers) fails

1787 Event - Shays' Rebellion suffers a setback when debt-ridden farmers, led by Captain Daniel Shays, fail to capture an arsenal at Springfield, Mass