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Anniversary of the American revolution against Britain
Thursday, April 19, 2018
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On April 19, 1775, British and American soldiers exchanged fire in the Massachusetts towns of Lexington and Concord. On the night of April 18, the royal governor of Massachusetts, General Thomas Gage, commanded by King George III to suppress the rebellious Americans, had ordered 700 British soldiers, under Lieutenant Colonel Francis Smith and Marine Major John Pitcairn, to seize the colonists' military stores in Concord, some 20 miles west of Boston.

The date of the first shedding of blood in the
war of Independence (Lexington, 1776) 19 April

The date the first country (Holland) officially
recognised the US as a sovereign state (1782) 19 April

The date the first blood was shed in the most
traumatic event in its history, the Civil War 19 April

The date its currency was utterly debased by
taking it off the gold standard (1933) 19 April

The date it first sacrificed Christian children
by immolation in fire (Waco, 1993) 19 April

The date it sacrificed Christian children by
immolation in fire for the second time
(Murrough building, Oklahoma, 1995) 19 April