On This Date June11,1176- the Continental Congress begins a Declaration of Independence

June 11, 1776 – the Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, creates a committee to draft
a Declaration of Independence. Committee members are: Thomas Jefferson (VA), John Adams
(MA), Benjamin Franklin (PA), Roger Sherman (CT) and Robert Livingstone (NY). The majority
of the writing falls to Jefferson.

Date

Jun 11 2022
Expired!

Time

All Day