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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.

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December 23, 2021
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