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On This Day 1783 and 1788- “Washington” Events

December 23, 2021

December 23, 1783 – Two “Washington” events: US General George Washington resigns his
military commission as Commander-in-Chief of the Army to Congress, and, five years later,
Maryland cedes 10 square miles of land to become the nation’s capital, the District of Columbia,
AKA Washington, DC.


December 23, 2021
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