Archive for January 3rd, 2018

Battle of Princeton -“the most brilliant in the world’s history”

Battle of Princeton -“the most brilliant in the world’s history”

on January 3, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

Frederick the Great of Prussia called these ten days “the most brilliant in the world’s history.” After winning the Battle of Trenton, Christmas night, George Washington’s small 1,200 man force confronted General Cornwallis’ 4,500 man British army. The night before the battle, Washington left his campfires burning and marched his army in absolute silence around the back of the British […]

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January 3rd in History

January 3rd in History

on January 3, 2018, 6:00 AM / in History

January 3 is the third day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. There are 362 days remaining until the end of the year (363 in leap years). Perihelion, the point in the year when the Earth is closest to the Sun, occurs around this date. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Genevieve William Passavant (Episcopal Church (USA)) January 3 (Eastern Orthodox […]

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