Warner, Seth (1743–1784), a Revolutionary War soldier. He and his cousin Ethan Allen were leaders of the Green Mountain Boys in Vermont. Warner was born in Woodbury (now Roxbury), Connecticut, but moved to Bennington, Vermont. Warner captured Crown Point from the British in 1775 and took part in the unsuccessful invasion of Canada in 1775–76. During Burgoyne's invasion from Canada in 1777, Warner was defeated at Hubbardton but took part in the victory at Bennington. In 1778 the Vermont Assembly made him a brigadier general.
Henry, Patrick (1736-1799), a United States orator and statesman. He was one of the first American patriots to speak out against taxation by Britain.
In the dark of night on Dec. 16, 1773, residents of Boston poured more than 90,000 pounds of tea into the harbor. But they weren't trying to set a world record for the most cups of tea made at one time. They were protesting the British government.