Benjamin Franklin


 


 

1705/6 Jan 6: Born in Boston to Josiah and Anne Franklin. (1, p7) (2, years 1706-1714)

Benjamin was born under the Julian calendar. The change to the current Gregorian calendar was made in 1752.
-- dg 2015 Aug 11

1722/3 Oct 6: Benjamin arrives at age 17 to begin his life in Philadelphia. (2, year 1723)

1790 Apr 17: Dies. (2, year 1790)

Franklin's Autobiography. (3,4)

Franklin's Papers. (5)

Notes

1. Carl Van Doren, Benjamin Franklin (Penquin Books, 1991). Benjamin Franklin.

2. J. A. Leo Lemay, "Benjamin Franklin: A Documentary History," web.archive.org/web/....edu/lemay/franklin/ (Department of English, University of Delaware, 1997; accessed 2015 Aug 11). Benjamin Franklin.

3. Benjamin Franklin, "The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin," www.ushistory.org/franklin/autobiography (Independence Hall Assoc., 2007; accessed 2007 Dec 5).

4. Benjamin Franklin, "The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin (All Together)," www.ushistory.org/fr...raphy/singlehtml.htm (Independence Hall Assoc., 2007; accessed 2007 Dec 5). This is the autobiography on a single web page.

5. "The Papers of Benjamin Franklin," www.yale.edu/franklinpapers (Yale University, 2007; accessed 2007 Dec 4). Benjamin Franklin.

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