On this day

On this day in 1783, Spanish soldiers defeat attacking British partisans at Fort Carlos during “Colbert’s Raid,” the only Revolutionary War action in Arkansas; in 1790, American statesman, printer, scientist, and writer Benjamin Franklin dies in Philadelphia at age 84; in 1909, Hudson flooding kept trains from running from Coveville to Stillwater; and in 2002, a referendum conducted in the Village of Schuylerville permitting Schuyler Hose Company to purchase a new fire truck with a bond anticipation note of $190,000. 
On this day is a chronological timetable of events that occurred on this day in history around the Town of Saratoga. Discover what happened today in local history by following us on Facebook at http://ift.tt/2kLifwt 
(Thank you to Deputy Historian Patricia Peck for compiling this timetable.)
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