On this day

On this day in 1738, King George III was born; in 1792, British General John Burgoyne, who surrendered his army at Saratoga, dies in London, England; in 1857, the Reformed Church in Schuylerville was dedicated; in 1882, T. Madigan, a Civil War veteran from Company K of the 77th New York State Volunteer Regiment passed away; in 1919, Congress, by joint resolution, approved the woman’s suffrage amendment and sent it to the states for ratification; and in 2000, there was a ceremony at Old Saratoga Reformed Church for the National Registry of Historic places designation and Dr. Hollis Palmer gave a talk on new book at Dovegate Inn. 
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 subscribing to our blog at http://ift.tt/2czXtwq
 (Thank you to Deputy Historian Patricia Peck and former Historian Thomas Wood for compiling information for this timetable.)

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