This Day in History

The American Revolution ignited with the Battle of Lexington on April 19, 1775, marking a pivotal moment in the quest for independence from British rule. As the first military engagements of the Revolutionary War, the battles of Lexington and Concord symbolized the colonial resolve to fight for freedom and self-determination, despite overwhelming odds. This day commemorates the bravery of those early patriots whose actions would forever alter the course of history, setting the stage for the birth of a nation founded on the principles of liberty and justice.